Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Tune Up Your Resume'

It's possible to beat hundred of applicants when you're applying for a job. It's just a matter of how you sell your skills and key accomplishments with the following tips:

Match up your skills by researching the employer's gaps in business tactics or operations. Strive to fill the gap by stressing your technological know-how and your ability to solve problems. Emphasize only those aspects of work related to the current job opening.

Play up pro bono work. Some employers look for skills whether it is from a job or a volunteer scenario.

Sell experience reflecting the ability to help them save money, figure out specific issues, save time, make work easier, be more competitive, build strategic relationships, expand business and attract and retain customers.

Document measurable results by identifying areas that demonstrate value.