Distinguishing yourself from the crowd is smart. Sometimes an unconventional tactic will make a splash. It is worth noting that unconventional resume tactics can make a negative impression rather than the desired positive impact. When writing your resume, do you know the standards? There are several tried and true resume standards that are worth following. Here are a few examples of standards from which you should not stray. Start with a Strong Profile Objective statements
A resume profile may be the most powerful element of a resume. That is why it is at the top of page, just below the candidate's name and contact details. The profile puts the entire resume into context. More importantly, the profile proclaims in about fifty words why the candidate is an excellent match for the job at hand. Without a profile, a resume is not framed with a purpose. The candidate's suitability may not be immediately evident without a profile. Is an objective st
The following are the top 3 musts for job hunters who have not had to look for a job in recent years: 1. Creating (or updating) your LinkedIn profile is a must. There are various tutorials available on how to create and manage your profile, ask for recommendations, upload project work and videos, and highlight your work history. Including a professional picture is most important. LinkedIn profiles with photos receive 50-70% more inquiries than those profiles without a picture
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