21 Resume tips for a killer resume

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1.Use the best keywords: Make sure that you have added all relevant keywords.

2. Avoid objectives: Advised to not use any objectives.

3.Use bullet points: Use bullet points wherever possible.

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4. Try sticking to one page: Summarize your resume to one page.

5. Use numbers: Use numbers to quantify your experience.

6. Include an email address: Use a professional email address.

7. Include a phone number, too: Add your personal mobile number to get contacted by recruiters.

8. And don't forget a physical address: Add a physical address in your resume.

9. Proofread it aloud: Use proofread and spell-check for better output.

10. Keep your sentences under 30 words: You can add 30 words short, punchy sentences like news headlines.

11. Use action verbs: Use action verbs to show that you are performance oriented.

12. Place numbers near action verbs: Add numbers along with the action verbs in your resume to get founded by recruiters in Boolean search.

13. Put your most recent experience at the top: List out the experiences in reverse-chronological order with your most recent position at top.

14. Put your education on the bottom: List out your skills and experience first followed by education at the end.

15. Consider images or icons (carefully): Include images and icons if any.

16. Vary your word usage: Don't repeat the words like Responsible for..., or Achieved...in your resume.

17. Avoid jargon: Avoid using big words or industry jargons in your resume.

18. Keep your points specific and measurable: You can avoid using some cliches like highly motivated,team player,or hard worker.

19. Consider removing your graduation date: Most employers don't consider your graduation date, but they look for your experience and skills.

20. Be prepared with references: Add the References Available upon Request line in your resume and be prepared when asked.

21. Save your resume as a PDF: Save your resume in PDF format to maintain the same formatting.

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