Your resume may be strong, but if it’s pretty standard, it won’t stand out. How do you make yours “pop”? First, make sure that it’s not too cluttered – that means formatting it properly, using headers where needed, and using a modern and professional-looking font, like Helvetica, Arial or Calibri. Second, keep it concise – no one wants to read pages and pages of irrelevant information – and proofread it for errors. Third, play up your strengths and achievements; if you’re not new to the job scene, highlight the ways you made a positive difference to your previous companies. And finally, incorporating industry keywords and buzzwords into your resume is fine, but don’t overdo it.
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