Tips and Tricks To Make Your Resume Stand Out

It can be really frustrating for job seekers to know you are qualified for a position you're applying for and not even get a call back after submitting your resume for an interview. Don't take it personally. The company you applied for may have received so many resumes that they may have not even seen yours. Knowing that, our HR consulting firm is here to give you a few tips and tricks to make your resume stand out from the rest. In today's job market, you could be up against hundreds of other applicants for one job alone. Your One Stop HR Shop is here to help in any way we can. We help you apply for your dream job! Give our HR consulting company a call today at 877-783-5638.

Tips and Tricks To Make Your Resume Stand Out

Include a "related skills" section in your resume.
Certain companies are looking for individuals with very specific skills, which means they may be skimming resumes for specific words on your resume. These words they're looking for are describing certain skills you may have that they need from someone to fill this position. This is why is it so important to have some sort of "related skills" section in your resume. This is the perfect place where you can list skills pertinent to the position. For example, you may have expert customer service skills and superior sales skills. If those skills are relevant to the position you are applying for then include them in a "related skills" section near the top of your resume so they can stand out to your hiring manager.

Be specific when you list your accomplishments on your resume.
As you list your job tasks underneath each position you held within your career history, word them as accomplishments rather than tasks. Be specific. For example, if you were a sales representative for a Fortune 500 company in your past and hold the record for the most sales made for the year of 2018, be sure to list that. Things like this can really stand out to a hiring manager who may be looking for someone with strong sales skills.

Don't include jobs on your resume that have nothing to do with the job you are applying for.
You don't have to list every single job you have ever held on your resume, especially if it has nothing to do with the job you are applying for. For example, let's say you are applying for a Legal Assistant position with a well-known law firm. If in your past you used to wait tables at a local restaurant, you don't necessarily need to list that you were a server or waitress on your resume, just because that doesn't have anything to do with being a legal assistant.

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