Employment Writing AdviceEmployment, Writing, Advice
ServiceScape Incorporated
ServiceScape Incorporated
2018

6 Résumé Writing Tips That Will Make Your Application Stand Out

On this episode, we discuss how to update your résumé to land your dream job. We'll show you some great résumé writing tips to help you to create a modern, professional-looking résumé that will attract the attention of potential employers and will help you stand out from the crowd.

Here is a quick summary of the tips we cover in this video:

Tip 1: Ditch the objective and make the top 1/3 of your résumé shine. Traditional résumé formats don't showcase your unique talents at the beginning and this will be the first thing a potential employer sees.

Tip 2: Highlight your performance.

Tip 3: Use a résumé template. These allow you to simply copy and paste to update your résumé to a more modern, sleek document.

Tip 4: Omit experience that's more than 10 years old.

Tip 5: Be concise. Avoid repetition and wordiness.

Tip 6: Make sure your résumé is error-free. A professional editor can help make sure your document shines and your job search is successful.

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