Brag on Your Resume (it is ok)


Unless you have someone referring you to a potential employer, you will need to toot your own horn. Here are some way to make it easier to read.



1. Numbers are useful, so include some. In fact the lack of any numbers is a major red flag.  35% of the people who read this will add a number to their resume.

2. Use a template for your resume. No need to flounder around by yourself, when you can google a template. Include some details that are flattering to you

3. Use key words (hopefully the same key words as in the job you are applying. Resumes are reviewed and scanned by computer programs, prior to getting to a hiring manager.

4. Include shortened executive type summary of skills and benefits of hiring you. This will be read by the hiring manager. Remember you only have 30-45 seconds to make an impact.