Thursday, January 23, 2014
As we crawl through the ruins of the economy, more and more employers are using computers not expensive people to scan resumes. So, this means it's a good idea to spit back the same keywords used in the job listing. If it says, "team player wanted," say, "I worked on a team that did this or that." Do NOT say, "I am good at banding with others to accomplish tasks."
Do not list your daily responsibilities as experience--this according to CareerBuilder. Hit your awards, impressive feats (money saved or made), and other accomplishments (first to do this or that, for example).
Create multiple resumes for different roles.
Lose the Objective Statement--Of COURSE, you want a fun job with no heavy lifting.
The good thing about revamping the old res, though, is it gets you inspired to send it around again.