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Resume Tip Sheet

Becky L
Becky L
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Before you start

  • You should always adapt your resume to the job posting. While being truthful and
    authentic, ensure your resume reflects as many of the requirements of the role as
    possible (e.g. professional/technical skills, experience, education), which will be outlined
    in the job description. Many companies use an automated system to scan resumes for
    keywords to select applicants for interviews, so try to match your resume language to
    the job description. That said, you can still apply even if you don’t meet all the
  • You can use this article to find out what type of resume is best for you. Take this quiz to find out!
  • You can also find some helpful information about resume writing and details about chronological versus skills-based resumes in this article to get started.
  • We recommend saving your resume as a PDF when everything is completed, reviewed and ready to be sent to the employer. Make sure to triple-check spelling, grammar and formatting before saving as a PDF. Tip: keep the Word document for future editing.
  • Are you looking to add a cover letter to your application? We have articles for a cover letter template, a cover letter example and cover letter tips to help!

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