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Another Take on Why Content is King. Content matters in Resumes too.

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Content is king

  1. 1. RECESSION PROOF RESUMES www.RPResumes.com www.RPResumes.com/blog writer@rpresumes.com
  2. 2. YET ANOTHER TAKE ON WHY CONTENT IS KING There is TRUTH behind the MYTH
  3. 3. WHAT IS THE HIRING MANAGERLOOKING TO ANSWER?• Who you worked for• What your employer did• How long you were with your employer• What your job title was• What you accomplished while at the position
  4. 4. WHAT IS THE HIRING MANAGERLOOKING TO ANSWER?• Who you worked for• What your employer did• How long you were with your employer• What your job title was• What you accomplished while at the position
  5. 5. WHAT IS THE HIRING MANAGERLOOKING TO ANSWER?• Who you worked for• What your employer did• How long you were with your employer• What your job title was• What you accomplished while at the position
  6. 6. WHAT IS THE HIRING MANAGERLOOKING TO ANSWER?• Who you worked for• What your employer did• How long you were with your employer• What your job title was• What you accomplished while at the position
  7. 7. WHAT IS THE HIRING MANAGERLOOKING TO ANSWER?• Who you worked for• What your employer did• How long you were with your employer• What your job title was• What you accomplished while at the position
  8. 8. THE CONTENT• Be profound• Reflect your accomplishments relevant to the position at hand.
  9. 9. EXAMPLES:• Successful in doubling Gross Operating Profit (GOP) and Income Before Fixed Charges (IBFC).• Lowered payroll 5.5% from 41% of revenue to 35.5%Power Words – Successful¸Doubling and Lowered
  10. 10. USED INDUSTRY SPECIFIC JARGON TO STATE ACHIEVEMENTS
  11. 11. USE BULLET POINTS, STATISTICS AND BOLD TO GUIDE THE HIRING MANAGER’S FOCUS DIRECTLY TO RELEVANT ACHIEVEMENTS
  12. 12. CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE LAYOUT AND FORMAT
  13. 13. THANK YOU!SEE YOU NEXT TIME www.RPResumes.com www.RPResumes.com/blog writer@rpresumes.com

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