Resume Help -
Will Your Homemade Resume Make The Cut?
employer spends less than 30 seconds looking at a resume. It is
the only contact you have with your potential employer. Most employers
are actually looking for a reason not to interview you.
There is no
room for anything but an error free, compelling document that reflects
who you are and what you've accomplished in the most beneficial light.
In a competitive job market, you need a professionally crafted resume to
stand out among the hundreds of job seekers applying for the same
So, are you confident your current resume will stack up against the
The CV Company urges everyone looking for work or contemplating a career
move to create a solid resume.
help tips and situations:
Employers view resumes as a reflection of
the applicant. It is extremely important for people to describe their
skills effectively to show potential employers how their skills will add
value. If successful, it will escalate their resume ahead of their
For example, say you work in a management capacity, ask yourself, what
were the people, process, operational and/or technological challenges
you overcame? How did you resolve them and what was the final outcome?
Answers to questions like these add substance to a resume and make it
Another resume tip to demonstrate the benefits of your skills include using
figures. People react to numbers. They create vivid images in our minds.
So don't talk about 'managing a major turnover'. Talk about 'managing a
$27 Million turnover'.
Past performance is often an indicator of future performance. Make sure
your resume articulates how you have helped your current or previous
employer make money, save money or improve a process. Think about
instances where you went above and beyond the call of duty and the
impact that had on the business, your team or project is another way to
help you identify your key achievements. Employers want the best
employees and your resume needs to reflect the value you offer.
If you don't
have time, let The CV Company write your resume for you using one
of their professional sample resume formats.
Find out more about our
Curriculum Vitae services or to get your
professional resume underway call 0416 299 541 or email