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Professionally Written Resume: Your Future Depends on It

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Summary:
Most people find it hard to write objectively and effectively about
themselves. This is one major pitfall of writing your own resume. Equally
important is understanding what employers are seeking in a resume. Do you
know? The newest element to complicate writing your own resume is knowing
how to format the resume for online searches, ensuring keywords are
present and your background is well represented.


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Resume, CV, curriculum vitae, job, employment, medical student, lawyer,
cover letter, job application, job interview, employer, internship,
teaching profession, teacher jobs, academic resume, medical resume,
doctor, hospital internship, resume writer, professional resume, college
resume, university, prep school, research study


Article Body:
The only information a potention employer usually has about you as a job
candidate is the information presented on a resume and in the cover
letter. It is also the only information that a hiring manager may have
about the other five hundred candidates. Given that there are often large
numbers of candidates applying for one position, you need a resume that
will stand out.

<b>Using a Professional Resume Writer</b>

A professional resume writer is familiar with the job application
process, and knows how to present your information in the best possible
way. A professionally written resume can definitely help your resume
stand apart from the crowd.

Writing a resume is a difficult and daunting task for many people,
including those who have been in the workforce a number of years. For a
college student with little or no work experience, the idea of writing a
resume may seem like trying to do the impossible.

A professional resume writer knows the types of questions to ask to learn
more about your background, education, skills, and experience, and then
put this information into a cohesive marketing document called a resume.
Additionally, a professional resume writer has typically written hundreds
or even thousands of resumes, including many for new graduates and
college students. Whereas you may be unsure which information to include,
a professional can determine the most appropriate information to include
and how to best present it. The result? A resume that stands out!

<b>How Does it Work? </b>
Depending on the service you choose, your writer will obtain as much
information as possible from you regarding your background. You will need
to provide information for your college resume including work history,
education, volunteer work, professional memberships, skills, abilities,
and anything else that may help your resume rise to the top. Most
professionals will provide you with a questionnaire to fill out, will ask
you a variety of questions, or both. Some resume writers work through the
Internet, some by phone, some in person, and some using a combination of
these communication methods.

<b>Choosing a Professional Resume Writer</b>

When choosing a resume writer or service, look for one that uses resume
writers certified in the industry or who have degrees or other,
legitimate credentials in the careers field. A number of organizations
certify resume writers. Some of the more respected certifications include
Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW), Master Resume Writer (MRW),
and Nationally Certified Resume Writer (NCRW).

Many career counselors and career coaches provide resume writing and
additional services, such as assessments, interviewing skills, and job
search strategies. Which service you choose will depend on your needs,
budget, and comfort level with the organization, and method of
communication. Some people enjoy the convenience of working online and
through email, while others prefer the immediacy of face-to-face contact.

If you want your resume to rise to the top and obtain those coveted
interviews, consider using a resume writing professional. Your future is
at stake!

				
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