18.5.12

Using A Resume Builder For Impeccable Resumes

When applying to graduate school, I had to create a circum vitae, which is a resume listing all of your education background and information that would make you a great candidate for the particular graduate school program. This was the first time I made a resume and I was lost! Somehow I struggled through and created what I now know was a mediocre resume.

After graduate school, I started focusing on finally getting a "real" job and was finally entering the workforce! This was such an exciting time, but once again I was faced with making a resume. I sent out a few, but realized I was doing something wrong. This is when I went online to find a resume builder that could help me create the resume I needed.

One of the most important parts of a resume is your cover letter, something I'd never made before. It goes into more detail about your interest in a particular job, why you would want to work there and why you should be hired. With the help I found, I was able to create cover letters that flowed perfectly with the attached resume and that highlighted my assets for the job.

Another important part of building your resume is listing relevant experience. If you are applying for a managerial position, list other similar jobs that have included customer service and leadership. You want to highlight your experience making you a prime candidate. In addition, I found that related volunteer work is always appreciated. When applying for a job at a hospital, I mentioned my past volunteer work at a local hospital as an ER clerk.

Next time you need to make a resume, don't just put something together quickly. Take the time to do your research from a resume builder and make your resume impeccable. Stand out in the sea of applicants by building a great resume!

Will you be applying for a job in the near future or have you applied recently? Share your tips for building a great resume in a comment below!


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3 comments:

Brandileigh2003 (Blkosiners Book Blog) said...

I'm not applying for job in near future, but great point about cover letter.

Maureen said...

Next time I am in the market for a new job, I will have to try this out!

Maureen
maureen.tenney@gmail.com

Alex said...

That's absolutely true. You're bringing up some very good points. Another important thing is generally to keep it short and clean in everything you're writing.

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