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5 Ways to Ramp Up Your Resume

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Kris Plantrich, resumewonders.com

MyFox Job Shop - Know Your Target Position / Company
Use industry and position key words
Show value by providing experience /achievements that meet needs of potential employer
Know what is expected for the position

Provide a Presentable Format
Keep it Clean
Enough White Space
Attention Grabbing

Use Valuable Content
Use Title/Heading
Every word focused on Target Position/Company
Summary area most important and first viewed area – make it stand out!

Keep Work History Relevant
Keep it focused on accomplishments, skills, and achievements that current target companies are looking for.
10-15 years back
Make it quantifiable (#, $, %)

Education / Training / Associations / Volunteer
Keep it Relevant - no dog assoc., baking groups, etc
If not recent, place at end of resume
If recent – use internships, projects, classes as experience

 

Kris Plantrich, Career Management Authority and Owner/President of ResumeWonders. As a professional and executive resume writer and career coach I have been instrumental in providing top-quality, laser-focused resumes for hundreds of clients.

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