Updating your resume tips

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I hope these tips help you create a better looking portfolio of yourself and that it increases your odds of getting the job you want.

Whether you’ve remained employed and happy for many years, but now need to find new employment or you’ve had a change of heart on your career, having to take the resume out and update it is a daunting process. Effective job searching has changed in many ways and as a result, so has the way resumes need to be written.

It would be a shame to give your future employer a headache before they even got a chance to meet you!

Your work experience and skill set are going to stand out to an employer far more than After receiving constructive criticism in an interview about my eclectic looking resume, I realized that I can’t be the only one struggling to put together a professional-looking document.

It’s even more dreadful when you look at your resume and realize a lifetime has gone by since you’ve updated it. Today’s resumes need to speak to the employer immediately with information that informs them, “Here’s what I can do for you.” At the same time, it needs to be written in a way that the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), the software that scans and ranks your resume, can read.

If your resume can’t get a good ranking with the ATS, it’s unlikely to get into the hands of the hiring manager.

Millennials are finally coming into adulthood; no more frat parties, no more mixers and no more running into our AM’s fifteen minutes late.Since September is International Update Your Resume month, I want to give you some ideas on how to make changing the information on your resume easy and thorough. You can: While you are updating your resume, you should also look at Linked In.There are possibly changes needed to be made on your profile page to make it align with your newly updated resume.Keep your goals and expectations brief and focus on your qualifications.It’s important to update your summary each time you apply for a new position and at different times in your life.

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