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How to Make Your 
Resume Stand Out 
By Peter Trombetti
Use a personal statement 
Don’t use standard greetings and phrases - 
HR reps see hundreds of resumes everyday 
Show some ...
Use industry terms 
Employers want to know that you’re familiar 
with the industry 
At the same time - avoid using slang o...
Boast about your training 
Always feature trainings and certificates 
including safety training, industry specific 
traini...
Highlight any skills 
Focus on skills that can help you stand out 
among competition 
Knowledge of foreign languages is a ...
Make sure your resume is 
readable 
Use word or PDF to submit your resume 
If HR can’t open it, they can’t hire you!
Double check before 
submitting 
Check spelling and grammar 
Review all sentences to make sure they make 
sense 
Keep form...
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How to make sure your resume stands out

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Peter Trombetti discusses how you can make sure your resume stands out in a sea of other potential applicants.

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How to make sure your resume stands out

  1. 1. How to Make Your Resume Stand Out By Peter Trombetti
  2. 2. Use a personal statement Don’t use standard greetings and phrases - HR reps see hundreds of resumes everyday Show some personality while telling potential employers exactly what they want to hear, up-front. What you do and how you can help their organization.
  3. 3. Use industry terms Employers want to know that you’re familiar with the industry At the same time - avoid using slang or improper terms Use proper names for equipement, customers, tools and techniques
  4. 4. Boast about your training Always feature trainings and certificates including safety training, industry specific training and certificates
  5. 5. Highlight any skills Focus on skills that can help you stand out among competition Knowledge of foreign languages is a big plus List other skills that may impress potential employers including computer and communication skills
  6. 6. Make sure your resume is readable Use word or PDF to submit your resume If HR can’t open it, they can’t hire you!
  7. 7. Double check before submitting Check spelling and grammar Review all sentences to make sure they make sense Keep formatting consistant across the entire resume.

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