They say first impression is the last impression when it comes to your personality, your behavior or most importantly the way you dress up; however, is that it? Do you think when you are on a job hunt, these are the only things the employer’s notice? Nope! First Impression of your Resume also counts well!! And a whopping school and college scores/grades are not the stars that would shine in your career but there’s much more required to that.
Here are three important things other than grades, schools and positions that can shape your resume into a powerful one:
1.Knowledge Of The Organization/Company/Institute
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Before apply anywhere, It is undoubtedly helpful if you have prior knowledge of what a company does and believes into. It would boost up your concept as to know what exactly the employers seek in your answers. Like note their website specialty, the keywords, their values, mission and vision. After having checked a particular company and noting their key aspects, include them into your resume and your answers. For that matter, if they require any specific course as a requirement, take a break and apply for it.
For example, if you are looking forward to work with a Magazine Publications, where your profile is to get an advert, write, research and also designing – while if they also stress upon the work multitasking as a key company value, go get yourself a course that certifies you with Quarkxpress Knowledge.
2.Limit Your Sharp Capabilities!
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When you know you are capable of doing a sort of profile, you tend to check every boxes provided on the resume and that makes you think that you would crack the interview anyway! No, it isn’t that way! You need to limit yourself and build a tunnel towards the vision of the company and accordingly check the boxes. Highlight your experience and the skills you are most interested in. Think about where you can contribute very well that could assist a company to grow and pitch in accordingly.
This would add more value to your resume and the employers will have an good eye on it. You can also inculcate the same when called upon for an interview!
3.Show Your Creativity
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When a job requirement is posted or shared, it has often come with the proper instructions to submit the profile but if your credentials do not match with the requirements not to worry, you can try something unique. Just like the guy who made a GQ magazine look alike Resume and landed into the company. So, think out of the box and show them that while being flexible and hardworking how creative you can be! It doesn’t mean it would work everywhere but it might crack you a best deal in the market.
Through this unique creative resume as per the field you are into, you can convey the position you love to work on without even saying it out in words. That’s the impact! However, if you are into an event management field, it doesn’t allow you to fill your resume with flowers and garlands, make a formal choice!
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