Change Your Resume for a Great 2009 – Part I

Change Your Resume for a Great 2009

1. Understand the goal of your resume
2. Customize your resume for your job target.
3. Understand that your resume will only be scanned initially.
4. Your resume is an ad.  You must stress the benefits you will bring to the employer.
5. Focus on the employers needs, not on your own.
6. Ask yourself: "What about me makes me the perfect candidate?"
7. Put name and full contact information first
8. Use a professional email address and voice mail service.
9. Lead with a summary paragraph.
10. Know the 3 Types of Resumes.

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