‘Tis The Season: Answers to 6 Résumé Questions that will make your Résumé Rock this Holiday Season:
– Reasons for a résumé, what are they? A résumé can be used to inform the key decision makers of your demonstrated successes and skills that may be useful for companies who are currently having similar problems and need someone to come in and help out. Learn more about company profiles at http://www.hoovers.com/.
– Even if I already have a résumé and have been on my job for a while, why do I need to redo it? The workforce needs jobseekers who understand the necessity of coming in to a company and contributing in problem solving and strategic planning. Résumés should be updated for each job application and with each new skill learned. See http://myskillsmyfuture.org/for more information on skills.
– So what? If your résumé can answer the “So What?” question, you may be increasing your chance of obtaining an interview or a phone call from a perspective decision maker. See http://jobwinningresumes.net to pick up a copy of “Interview Pocket RX: One Minute Solutions to Ace the Interview.
– U feel good about it, how can u share it on your résumé? Think of the top 3 areas about your job that make you feel proud. Share it on your résumé. Companies appreciate passionate job seekers.
–Money? I’ve saved my organization loads of money. How can I use this information on my résumé? Hiring managers and HR Professionals will love you. One key factor that is looked for on résumés is how job seekers saved money, made money and wisely utilized budgets for their companies. Showcase those sales on your résumé. For example, “Utilized existing labor structure, resulting in $100K savings over 16 months”. See http://www.tweetmyjobs.com/ for jobseeker information sent via twitter.
– Expertise, I have it, so how can I enhance my résumé with it? Subject matter experts are excellent for HR Managers. The workforce needs people who understand how to solve problems, how to strategically analyze and proceed in the safest, most economical manner to address today’s challenges. Classify your expertise with a ‘brand title’ at the beginning of your résumé; List key accomplishments based on your expertise in your specific field using action words and industry specific jargon; add a testimony or quote from your past performance evaluations to give your résumé more demonstrated value. See http://careers.diversityinc.com/jobs/search for more information on careers and skills.
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