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  • 1. RESUME STRATEGIES
    • #1: Should be a sales document
    • Should not be just a historical outline
    • #2: SELL IT :
    • Describe Benefits
    • Include Results
    • Detail how you benefited your employer, department, team members, and so on
  • 2. RESUME STRETAGIES
    • #3: ALWAYS USE KEYWORDS (BUZZWORDS)
    • Phrases and words that are specific to the industry that you are trying to get a job in
    • Electronically scanned resumes NEED keywords (handout)
    • www.wordsmyth.net - tool to get keywords
  • 3. RESUME STARTEGIES
    • #4 MAKE IT AN EASY READ FOR EMPLOYERS
    • Eliminate confusion by being consistent
    • Make sure that your greatest “selling pts” are displayed prominently and not buried in the resume
  • 4. RESUME STRATEGIES
    • #5: ALWAYS REMAIN IN THE REALM OF REALITY!
    • You don’t want to be in a position where you are going to have to defend yourself
  • 5. RESUME STRATEGIES
    • #6: USE ACTION WORDS
    • Stay away from “duties included” and “responsible for.”
    • #7: WRITING STYLE
    • Always write in the first person
    • Drop the word “I”
  • 6. RESUME STRATEGIES
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