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  • Interview Pro Tip #1
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Consider A Sales Mindset:

  • Interview Pro Tip #2
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Focus on your value as an employee.

  • Interview Pro Tip #3
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Reread the job description, and then read it again.

  • Interview Pro Tip #4
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

  • Resume Pro Tip #1 (ATS Optimization)
    April 24, 2020 at 11:33 AM

    ATS Optimization: An ATS (Applicant Tracking System) is a software program that small to large companies use to track, organize, and most importantly, prioritize applicants for a specific job.

  • Resume Pro Tip #2 (Metrics)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Metrics: Metrics are a performance measurement. An example would could be “achieved 110% of sales goals for 8 months straight.”

  • Resume Pro Tip #3 (remove objective)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Discard the Objective Section:

  • Resume Pro Tip #4 (References)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    References: Most people simply write “references available upon request” on their resume.

  • Resume Pro Tip #5 (Experience)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Experience: No more than 15 years of experience. We all had crummy jobs in high school and in college.

  • Resume Pro Tip #6 (Keep it to two)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    No longer than two pages: Remember that HR managers/ Directors are extremely busy people and may only have one or two hours a day to review a stack of resumes.

  • Resume Pro Tip #7 (relevant education only)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Relevant Education Only: If you have a bachelor’s degree, master’s, or Ph.D., include it in your education section.

  • Resume Pro Tip #8 (test your might)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    If your job requires certifications or skills that can be objectively tested, include proof of certification and/or test results with your resume.

  • Resume Pro Tip #9 (Mind The Gap)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Mind the Gap: Any gaps in your resume’s career history need to be explained.

  • Resume Pro Tip #10 (past jobs in past tense)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Watch your tenses: If the job you are describing was in the past, make sure you write about it in the past tense.

  • Resume Pro Tip #11 (Soft Skills)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Soft Skills: Soft skills are not “attention to detail” or “ great multitasker.” Those terms have become cliché and mean essentially nothing.

  • Resume Pro Tip #12 (reverse Chrono)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    The best resumes are always written in reverse chronological order. That is, your most recent position is at the top followed by your previous postion, and so on.

  • Resume Pro Tip #13 (avoid connecting the dots)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Avoid Connecting The Dots: This is called a Skills based resume and is a formatting choice that requires way too much imagination and attention from a potential Hiring manager.

  • Resume Pro Tip #14 (make sure its perfect)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    This is another one that may seem obvious but you want the 1-2 page document that represents all of your work, education, and accomplishments be perfect.

  • Resume Pro Tip #15 (fonts, headshots, and formats)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Fonts: Some candidates think of different resume fonts as a chance for them to express their unique personality or illustrate how different and quirky they are.

  • Resume Pro Tip #16 (clear contact info)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    You’ve worked hard on your resume and everything is perfect but when it’s time to set up an interview your resume is either missing complete contact info or has the information in an odd place.

  • Resume Pro Tip #17 (clean up your social media)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Once your resume passes the ATS Software and is selected by a hiring manager as qualified and moving on in the process, one of the first things a smart company will do is Google your name.

  • Resume Pro Tip #18 (Performance Reviews)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Most the time an annual performance review is thought of as leading to a raise for a job well done or at least meeting your objective and keeping your job.

  • Resume Pro Tip #19 (font size, bold text, and Caps Lock)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    When it comes to font size, there seems to be a broad spectrum of choices used on resumes.

  • Resume Pro Tip #20 (Add action verbs, avoid useless descriptors)
    August 13, 2020 at 11:00 PM

    Action verbs subtly, or not so subtly, imply that you are a candidate who literally takes action. Consider the phrase “I met my sales initiatives” compared to “ I continually crushed my sales goals.”

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