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Creative Ways to Improve Your Resume

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Creative Ways to Improve Your Resume

Career experts are unanimous on the importance of customizing our resumes for each new job we apply for. But for many of us, when it comes to revising our resumes, the first question is “How?”

It’s easy to get stuck in rut when you’re working with material you know so well. So here are some ways to take a fresh look at revising your resume.

1. Analyze the job post’s wording.
An easy way to make sure your resume gets you in the door for an interview is to echo the language in the job post. Look for ways to use the words in the post; a resume reader—human or software—may be screening for them. (If there is no job post, check the company’s website—especially the About Us page and any corporate mission statements—for language you might adopt.)

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