- Posted by Vidcruiter
- On January 19, 2013
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- applicant hiring system, applicant recruiting system, recruiting platform, talent hiring system
Putting in the things recruiters want to know
A convincing resume is a resume that will land you a job, plain and simple. How can you make it convincing?
Always begin with the end in mind – the job you want to fill. Know more about it, research online, ask around, and if you had firsthand experience with the functions of the job, allow yourself to process what you did, how you did it, and why you did the tasks that was assigned to you. This way you can write the resume based on those data and build the details up from there.
This can make your resume tell an employment story the recruiter wants to read to the very end. This would be your ticket inside the organization as it would want to know more about you. The organization loves the idea of your possible contributions to its business and how you can add value to the job you are trying to fill.
There is confusion on how the resume should look like, how much is too much and so on. The thing is each resume is unique to the organization it will be submitted to and the job it is applying for. Take for example if you are applying for a graphics company your resume must be graphically interesting, with obvious attempts to show off your designing skills, eye for color, and understanding of lay outing graphic elements to the body of the resume – on top of all that is a compelling resume content that effectively describes your professional run as a graphic artist. But fancy resume appearance may not be required if you are applying to be a supervisor of a respectable bank. In this case simplicity is a requirement with clear lines and clean corners.
Talking about content, make sure you are not attaching the same resume for every job application you make. This can make your resume either boring or too much depending on the job it is being used for. Generally written resumes can easily get dropped to the trash as it does not have real value for a specific designation. Make a conscious effort to change things up a bit, highlighting skills and experience that can easily fit right into the job you are aiming for.
Evidences of competence
Get right into business when writing a resume. If you are fresh out from the university put in there the offices you held on different clubs and committees while you were still earning your degree front and center. If you already have considerable work experience, lay it all out there concisely, highlighting skills and knowledge that can be tied up to the job you are applying for. Give details of the measures, projects, and key accomplishments you have developed, executed, and completed in your past professional engagements. Tie this up to the skills that the present job might require. This can make you more “sellable” to organizations as they are looking for people who are after results and have the creativity and initiative to forward organizational goals on the job level.
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