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How to Write a Resume

By on July 20, 2012
Blog post - How to write a resume

Your resume have only ONE mission… To get you into that interview.

It is your job to help the recruiter feel like they know you personally. You have between 6 and 20 seconds to convince them they need to know you personally.

If you cannot grab their attention to continue reading in 6 seconds, your resume ends up in the trash. In this post we cover the resume, click here to learn how to write a cover letter for a resume.

Follow these guidelines and your resume and cover letter will not be the same old resume recruiters hate to read.

Here is how you write a resume that gets you the interview!

Watch the “facts only” coaching video or scroll down to read the summary text.

Important to remember!

Write a resume that help the recruiter get to know you quickly!

Here is a quick summary of the “How to write a resume” video:

Your resume should enable the recruiter to get to know you
  • Display willingness
  • Display manageability
  • Display motivation
  • Show your ability to fit and work in team
  • Show this through your Golden Thread
Develop your Golden Thread
  • What is a Golden Thread in short.
  • Quickly explain how one develops a Golden Thread.
  • We help you develop your Golden Thread in detail using system.
How your resume should look
  • No pictures of yourself, it subtracts from the things that must get and keep recruiters attention.
  • Remember you have on average 10 seconds before your resume ends up in the bin.
  • Use the chronological resume format, it is the oldest format used and expected by most.
  • Your resume should be no more than two pages in length.
Target industry keywords in your resume
  • Research the companies you want to join, start online or get in touch with someone at the company.
  • Research the positions you want in detail, know what you are talking about.
  • Use the research you did and be company and position specific when writing your cover letter and resume, use keywords the company use regularly. Sound like you know them and their goals.
A few parting notes
  • Help the recruiter and interviewer to get to know you personally.
  • Your resume must be strategically composed and structured for maximum impact.
  • The only goal of a resume is to get you the interview.

Write a winning resume objective, check out this video “Objective for Resume

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