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Main Connect News Top 5 Resume Tips to Ace Your Next Job Application

Top 5 Resume Tips to Ace Your Next Job Application

Friday, April 1, 2022

What if we told you that a well-curated resume is all that stands between you and your dream job? For most job applicants, their resume can be game-changers. Your resume will be the first glimpse of your personality, experience, and skills for the hiring manager.


Here are our Top 5 resume tips for you to make the best first impression and land an interview:


1. Stick to relevant information

We understand that urge to compile your whole life story and title it your “Resume.” Unfortunately, the hiring manager only has a few seconds to skim through your application.

Some of the most relevant information to include in your resume is:

  • Contact Information
  • Experience
  • Education
  • Skills
  • Certifications and Licenses


2. Highlight your skills and experience
When it comes to information that is relevant, nothing is more important that highlighting your skills and experience.


3. Stay consistent with your layout
Clear headings, ample white space, easy-to-read fonts, correct font size, consistent formatting, and proper headings will make your layout look clean and appealing.


4. Proofread
Make sure to proofread! Proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation can make a world of difference.


5. Think beyond job duties
List experiences outside of your job. The hiring manager cares as much about your personality and volunteer experience as they do your job skills.