It is very important to include a cover letter, which is another way of introducing yourself to a potential employer. What is says about you can be the difference between getting in the door and missing your chance. A cover letter should reflect your personality and enthusiasm. Take pride in who you are and what you have done.
Make your resume stand out using key words. Key words are used in electronic research for specific candidates in mind.
Results are ranked by the amount of times these certain words are found in your resume.
Action words are important to describe a result driven candidate.
Keep your resume clean, with a fresh appearance, putting your name, email and contact number on the top.
Some postings can contradict your well-polished resume. Always market yourself as a professional.
Summary of qualifications should include action words describing your attributes and skills.
Education and skills set can be included after employment history.
Employers take several seconds to view a resume, they look first for qualifications, then employment history. Education is important, it is the action words and keywords which drives them to read further about you as a candidate.