4 Ways To Transform Your Boring Resume
Most people think of their resumes as an employment record. A document that lists their positions, places of employment, and job duties. That’s a big mistake. They should be thinking of their resume as a marketing tool designed to sell the candidate to a potential employer.
If you’re looking for a new job, you need to position your resume as a marketing piece designed to sell you (the product) to a potential employer (the buyer). A marketing tool l that clearly demonstrates what you have to offer, what you can do to help them solve their problems. That is was it takes to generate job interviews.
Transforming your resume means eliminating boring of descriptions of your daily responsibilities; infusing your resume with skills and accomplishments, and making it easy for your buyers to buy.
How To Avoid Gaps In Your Resume – Don’t Let Them Happen
What can you do about those dreaded gaps in your resume? The short answer is try to avoid them. You may be out of work, but that doesn’t mean you are out of opportunities.
Enrolling in professional development shows potential employers you’re using your time off wisely. You may decide to take a class or obtain a certification. A less expensive way to keep up your skills and avoid resume gaps is by volunteering.
If you think strategically, there are many ways working for a cause you support can also help your job search.