Your career goals may be far from being a salesperson but when it comes to your resume, you do need to know how to sell yourself. And that’s how you should think of your resume – as your professional sell sheet.
Your resume should highlight your professional success stories in the best possible light, with each success “popping” from your resume.
So how do you do that? What should you do? What’s shouldn’t you do? In a very quick nutshell, here’s some do’s and don’ts based on my experience of writing and reviewing literally 1000’s of resumes:
These tips are just the “tip of the iceberg” when it comes to creating a great resume. I strongly suggest considering hiring a professional resume writer to everyone. Oftentimes we are too close to our own work to know what sells best on a resume and it just may not be that project that we put our heart and soul into that we really want on our resume. An objective writer can help sort that out with you, along with leveraging their experience to put together an outstanding resume in the most current format.
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