How to Wow: 10 Tips to Make Your Resume POP!

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How to Wow: 10 Tips to Make Your Resume POP!

  1. 1. HOW TO WOW Today you’ll learn what I already know… How to build a brilliant resume!
  2. 2. Ten Simple Tips +
  3. 3. Number One Resumes are about language, not about math. If you worked as a beekeeper from Feb. 08 until Dec. 11, and you were born on 12/7/81, then how old were you when you began keeping bees?
  4. 4. Number Two Tell them who you are, not just what you’ve done. I’m not just a software engineer, I’m also a good boy who likes tennis balls, tummy rubs, and treats!
  5. 5. Number Three Resumes ≠ Obituaries Ellie Fant was a hard worker. He did the work that others would avoid. Although he was sometimes difficult to work with, his co-workers always loved him. May he work in peace! Amen.
  6. 6. Number Four Actions Make The Strongest Verbs Shake! Rattle! Roll! Jump! Bump! Grind! Shout! Spin! Bounce! STOP!….hammer time!
  7. 7. Number Five White Space is Your Friend My white spots help me look organized…and cute!
  8. 8. Number Six Know Your Audience I love honey, and my audience will be full of bears and bees. My discussion of honey should be well received.
  9. 9. Number Seven Have More Than One Resume Gentlemen know that no two occupations require the same skills, that’s why I have more than one resume.
  10. 10. Number Eight Set Yourself Apart Just a Little Bit All rabbits are equal, but some rabbits are more equal than others.
  11. 11. Number Nine Always Tell the Truth The truth is that even with these glasses, I still can’t read because I’m a bear and bears can’t read.
  12. 12. Number Ten Content is King! Content may be king, but I am the queen!
  13. 13. Thank you! Andrew (@UXAndrew) helped me get the job of my dreams, and he can help you too!

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