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					   A resume is your opportunity to be on the
center stage, under the spotlight, in front of a
captivated audience. Turn that spotlight into a
highlight by shining yourself in the BEST light!
 Writing a resume can be a daunting task, but
   it is one of the best investments you can
   make in finding your next job opportunity.
 It’s your calling card – make sure you
are heard! Here are some recruiting tips that
  are easy and simple enough to get you on
  your way to writing an effective resume.

how to build a resume
 Address – If you are wary about having your physical address on your
resume, at least include your city, state and zip code Recruiting Tip:
Recruiting companies search for candidates in their databases by their zip
codes Give yourself the opportunity to pop up in searches so you are
contacted for open positions
  Get yourself seen!     Accomplishments – One of the best ways to make
your resume shine is to change the commonly used term “responsibilities
included― to “accomplishments included― It is important to highlight
what you accomplished, not just list your responsibilities Position your
resume to be a predictor to hiring managers of your work ethic and
capabilities, thus showing value
 Recruiting Tip: Recruiters and Hiring Manager have far more resumes to look
at than open positions so make it easy for them to find the accomplishments
they are looking for     Summary – Make your summary short and sweet by
clearly stating your goals with a sense of direction A summary is an additive,
not the meat of the resume, so keep it short
  Recruiting Tip: Make sure your resume summary is in alignment to your
career objectives and the position for which you are applying          Look – The
last thing you want is a negative distraction to this beautifully crafted and
polished masterpiece you’ve taken so much time putting together
Formatting is one of the quickest killers of simplicity and ease
  All the fancy tables, grids, and graphics are a quick way to get your resume
passed up! Additionally, always put your document in Word and not in PDF
form Recruiting Tip: Good recruiting firms will reformat your resume before
submitting it to a client Tables, grids and PDF’s are a nightmare to work
 Be a Teacher’s Pet, and make it a joy to represent you!      Paper –
Save yourself the money of using fancy paper Hiring managers agree that
parchment paper and the like come across as pretentious and novice Brightly
colored paper will make you stand out…in a bad way, as colored paper is as
equally frowned upon as fancy paper stock, and if a copy needs be made,
colored paper can come out poorly
 Present yourself as a serious, solid candidate, sans the bells and whistles
Your resume content should be the only bells and whistles needed!        how to
build a resume Tailor -Always tailor your resume to the position for which you
are applying…point for point
  Additionally, never underestimate the value of a well written cover letter
describing how you have hand selected this job opportunity and why you
believe you are a perfect match for the position and for the company
Investing in a Lifetime of Success     Angela Roberts
how to build a resume

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