How Do You Write A Stellar Resume?
You may think you need to shell out hundreds of dollars to a fancy resume writing service to get a resume that lands interviews. Not so. I write for a top resume writing firm, and can share some tips of the trade to help you get that resume together and get the job you want! The secret is to follow industry trends. By knowing what employers are looking for and incorporating those practices, you can have a great resume. Go basic. Stick to no more than two fonts in the resume. It’s okay to use a template, but try to avoid text boxes and tables. A good resume uses variations of simple functions–various sizes, capped letters, bolding and italics. Even the simplest font (I recommend Arial, Verdana or Times New Roman) can be modified to stand out. Consistency is key here. For instance, if you capitalize and bold the titles of the companies you’ve worked for, make sure to do it for all of them. Know the lingo. “References available upon request” is old news. Today, you don’t even have to not