This is How Mid-Level Professionals Resume Standout

Posted on 02nd Aug 2016 | 1132 views

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Leave the street name in address: Experts says, leave the street address off to avoid unnecessary risk of identity theft. Including full address along with your street name never improve your job winning chances.


LinkedIn profile is missing: Include your LinkedIn profile URL to your resume. There is no excuse for recent college graduates to not have a LinkedIn profile but it is must for an experienced professional.

Professional summary and title missing: A recent study mentioned that the average recruiter scans a resume for six seconds before deciding whether it's worth the recruiter's time. So, that's why included professional titleand then provide a short paragraph that summarizes yourprofessional qualifications.

Mention areas of expertise: List out the core competencies you've gained through your experience. This list will help the reader quickly scan your resume and get a sense of your skill set and interests. Second, this content will help you get shortlisted when you apply online. Don't include references.

Company description: Describe about the company when that have great brand recognition, otherwise you can skip. Chose the information based on your job goals.

Bullet points: Describe your total experience into two sections with a small paragraph that summarizes your role and responsibilitiesand a list of two to five bullets that highlights your accomplishments and major contributions. If possible quantify your experience and achievements by including the team members you managed, the size of the budgets you worked with, and the number of clients you served.

Include internships: You are not a fresher and recruiters are interested in the work you've done only. Remove all internships from your profile and focus on n more recent and relevant work.

Include computer skills: Include all computer skills you gained in your graduation and also include software programs you had to learn for one of your job.

Using Times New Roman Font: Times new roman is not suitable for all professionals. If you're working in PR, use fonts such as Arial, Calibri, or Helvetica and Times New Roman or Garamond suitable for professionals in finance or law.

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