Your resume is your foot in the door. So make sure it’s a swift kick in the pants to any recruiter looking for the talent you offer.
- Tailor its content. Your resume needs to say that you are the perfect candidate for the job. Feature relevant experience. And consider its design – if you’re a creative type seeking a Web design internship, build a beautiful resume.
- Spotlight quantifiable achievements. Like this. Accelerated social media growth 30 percent in one year by integrating a new storytelling approach.
- Include industry buzzwords, but don’t sound pretentious. (Look here: Forbes has compiled a list of the best and worst words to put on your resume).
- Make sure it is readable. And error-free. Resumes with glaring typos, grammatical errors, and timeline inconsistencies imply a lack of self-discipline.
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