Quantify Your Achievements
Employers want to know how you can benefit them and their business.
Add phrases that quantify your influence numerically.
They want to see numbers.
What percentage did you improve previous KPIs by? etc. For instance, instead of saying "Brought more customers for the business", you could say "Increased sales by X%".
...instead of saying "Brought more customers for the business", you could say " Increased sales by X%"
Ideally, a resume should not exceed one page. However, a CV, which will typically include relevant experience over a number of years, can go beyond a page. Hover over me.
Ideally, a resume should not exceed one page.
Reduce your word count and go straight to the point; using too many words would make it challenging for the recruiter to concentrate on keywords.
Also, having the entire page of your resume filled edge to edge with no space between the paragraphs makes your resume as painful to look at as a cluttered room.
Make use of white space and use a reasonably sized font that is clear and easy to read.
It is essential that you do not include any material or information that could divert the recruiter's attention away from your genuine qualifications or influence their decision.
Below is a list of some things that your resume is better off without:
• Your age
• A headshot/Passport photo
• Your religious or political affiliation
• Typos and grammatical errors
• A GPA below 3.0 (Unless required