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3 Questions to Ask About Your Resume?

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If you enjoy your profession and are actively seeking to handle more challenging tasks, have your considered how you best display your talents on your resume?

If you are a new graduate in your field and seeking to enter your very first professional job, have you considered how to get the attention of hiring managers and get passed the ATS?

One of the best things to do is to take a look at your current resume and ask a few questions:

  1. Can you positively say that your resume has expressed creatively your talents while clearly categorizing education, internship experience and software proficiencies?
  2. Have you set up a strategic plan on how to merge your skills from your old profession to your new desired profession?
  3. How have you leveraged your prior experience and positioned your skills for your next professional job?

Debra Ann Matthews is an affiliate with Career Thought Leaders and serves as the New Business Owner Representative for the National Resume Writers Association. She welcomes your questions, concerns and successes about your resume and its ability to secure an interview for you next professional position. Feel free to email her @ letmewriteit4u@gmail.com or connect with her on www.letmewriteitforyou.org.

Does your resume have visual appeal?
Does your resume have visual appeal? Picture Taken by Debra Ann Matthews

Does your resume have visual appeal?

What’s Wrong With Your Resume?

R – Is your resume package relevant?

E – Have your resume established professional terms, norms, credentials and strategies?

Debra Ann Matthews is a certified job and career transition coach who specialize writing job-winning resumes. She can be contacted via www.letmewriteitforyou.org and via linkedin at www.linkedin.com/in/letmewriteit4u

Join us on Thursday, April 10th for a special teleseminar via the Black Career Women's Network, to look at "What's Wrong With Your Resume". Sign up here: https://bcwnetwork.com/event/whats-wrong-with-your-resume/

Is your resume headed in the wrong direction?
Is your resume headed in the wrong direction? Picture Taken by Debra Ann Matthews

Is your resume headed in the wrong direction?

What’s Wrong With Your Resume?

S – Has your resume satisfied the ATS, HR, hiring manager or search committee in the first 1/3rd of the document?

U – Are your unique selling points evident on your resume?

Take account the three to five jobs that speak to your passion and talents. Join us for the seminar, "What's Wrong With Your Resume" and let's see if we can fine tune your resume.

Is your resume displaying your marketable value?
Is your resume displaying your marketable value? Picture Taken by Debra Ann Matthews

Is your resume displaying your marketable value?

What’s Wrong With Your Resume?

E – Is your elevator speech consistent with your documented skills on your resume?

You must be able to back up the information on your resume. Can you do it? 

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