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#1. KEEP IT PROFESSIONAL...

Whatever you do, if you are skilled, unskilled, or highly lettered your Resume should always be professional. Why? Because it is a document that is selling you: your skills, your abilities, your experience, your worth to this new company. This is a professional transaction regardless of what the job is and the employer will be on the lookout for the best person for the job. Stand out by being professional in your presentation both on paper and in person - this includes NOT using colored or fancy paper. Crisp white paper, dark clear ink.


#2. NOW, LET'S KEEP IT CLEAN...

The overall layout of your Resume must be clean to the eye. It must be easy to read, easy to run an eye down, even inviting. Go with headings, paragraphs and bullet points. The first person to read your Resume will most likely peruse it, searching for highlights and pertinent abilities and experience. If they receive a pile of Resumes, and they usually do, they will want to create a shortlist. Only then will they read your Resume closely, probably intending to pare that shortlist even further before deciding who to interview. Make it clear and obvious that you have what they are looking for. This means carefully reading their advertisement to ensure you are indicating that you have what they are looking for.


#3. AND FINALLY, KEEP IT PERTINENT...

Don't fill up your Resume with miscellaneous, unrelated or personal information.  Putting all your social activities just isn't pertinent - unless it is in some way related to the tasks you will undertake in the job. Don't include every job you've done since the year dot - unless it is pertinent. And the further back you go, the less information you include - unless that is the job that is pertinent. There is plenty of time to share miscellaneous information once you have the job, or at interview if they ask. 



Staffing Solutions For Your Business... We Focus on Your Staff... You Focus on Your Business