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3 Tips For a Convincing and Powerful Resume

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Have you ever sent a standard resume, without modification, to different employers? That's a shame, because your resume is your calling card, one of the first things an employer sees of you. In the first place, a recruiter wants to know if you meet the required profile. You may still be suitable for a position, but if this is not apparent from your resume, you can forget about that job.

MAKE SURE THERE IS A CLEAR THREAD IN YOUR RESUME

State the positions and tasks that are relevant to the relevant application. Imagine that you are applying as an editor for a women's magazine. Then it's certainly relevant to state that you have been writing from an early age, have been editor-in-chief of the school newspaper and that you had an eight for your thesis. However, it's irrelevant that you have worked as a telemarketer during your studies. If something is not relevant to the position you are applying for, move it to the background or omit it altogether.

NAME EXCEPTIONAL RESULTS WITH YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE

Were you the chairman of your student association and have you achieved important things in that role? For example, because you received an extraordinary amount of sponsor money for the anniversary? Or did you keep an important project running independently in your current job? Then state this. Where possible, make the result measurable by indicating as specifically as possible how large the profit or benefit was.

BRING ATTENTION TO YOUR UNIQUE SELLING POINTS

How do you distinguish yourself from other applicants , what makes you unique ? For example, have you been rowing across the ocean with a few friends, have you developed your own clothing line or have you made an important difference to others in your volunteer work? Show your ' unique selling points ' why a recruiter should choose you instead of another candidate. You do this by paying attention in a separate section to a list of three to five 'unique selling points' and by including this in the rest of the resume.

Do you no longer want to apply without a result? Provide a convincing and powerful resume.

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