Monday, February 06, 2006
Getting a makeover just allows the true, wonderful "you" to burst out! It's all about unlocking your potential and reestablishing your confidence. So could you hand a Recruiting Director your resume right now with complete confidence that you are marketing the best you?
Surprisingly, 99% of resumes are not as good as they can be!
When it comes to something as important as landing a job, don't you want to make sure you're presenting the best? Take our resume quiz, "How good-or bad-is your resume?" and see how you measure up. If you fail, you should probably call JobBound. And you should pay attention to our tips:
Resume Makeover Tip #1: Draw attention to your best qualities! Your resume should have three sections: Education, Experience, Activities/Interests. In the Experience section, list your entries from most to least important - not necessarily in chronological order. Repeat...your resume does not have to be in chronological order!! The Recruiting Director scanning your resume starts at the top and works his way down. If you haven't caught his attention at the beginning, he won't make it to the bottom.
Next time, we'll help you whip your resume into shape with Resume Makeover Tip #2.