How to Write a Resume From a Professional Resume Writer

๐—ฌ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฟ ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐˜€๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—น๐—ฑ ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ธ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—ฑ๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ป, ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ, ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐˜€:

โœ๏ธ Contact Information: include name, city/state if you are locked into specific geography, email, phone, LinkedIn URL, portfolio URL if applicable

โœ๏ธ Summary: show off your main 2-3 value offerings as they relate to the targeted role; sprinkle in your best soft skills to lead off each sentence; use strong nouns to describe yourself; never use personal pronouns; if you can use a strong metric, even better; think about your strongest unique selling proposition (USP) and show it off

โœ๏ธ Key Skills: use hard skills only here including operational, technical and methodical; the more they relate to the job opening, the better; consider dropping dated skills

โœ๏ธ Key Accomplishments: show off your top 5-ish narratives; use project wins and real cause-effect examples; these achievements or accomplishments should either be a bottom-line KPI or metric, something unique like winning an award, speaking at a conference, or being featured in the newspaper or company newsletter, or relate to the role (consider reverse-engineering the job description by seeing what the tasks are and showing a real-life example of not only how you handled that task, but also show your impact or solution to end each sentence) – remember, your goal is to show how you can alleviate the pains the hiring managers are experiencing because of the open requisition and to demonstrate how you can make their lives easier

โœ๏ธ Experience: go back 10-15 years maximum to demonstrate relevance; see “key accomplishments” for how to write the content; think PAR for each sentence (problem-action-result)

โœ๏ธ Education: drop the dates if you’re 3-5 years past graduation; keep to a single line on the resume to maximize your real estate

โœ๏ธ Certification/Training: list only the relevant training and accreditation that relate to your targeted role

โœ๏ธ Affiliation: list only the relevant memberships that relate to your targeted role; no explanations necessary, rather just list your role and the organization

โœ๏ธ Volunteerism: same as affiliation – no explanations necessary, rather just list your role and the organization

๐Ÿค˜Hope this helps clarify some things. Good luck to you job seekers out there, we got your backs! ๐Ÿ™

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