Make your resume your own. In other words don’t use a resume sample you found from the internet. You would be hard pressed to find another person out there with the exact same education, skills, experience, and expertise that you have. So why use a sample resume from someone else to convey that?
Obviously the job market is still tough right now, but it seems to be getting better little by little. It just makes sense to kick your resume up a notch. You need a competitive advantage now more then ever. This may be one of those times when you need to call in a professional. Here is why a professional resume writer can give you an advantage:
1. They are experts of their craft. Resume writing is not like any other form of writing out there. So unless you’ve been taught, certified, or worked in an industry where you review them every day you’re probably not an ‘expert’.
2. Professional resume writers can take an objective look at your resume, tell you where your weaknesses are and play up to your strenghts. They know how to make you look good.
3. They can help you speak to your target audience. Professional resume writers can make your resume speak to your target audience; HR Managers, Hiring Managers, Recruiters, and Key Decision Makers. It is a lot like sales and marketing but instead of marketing a product to a consumer they’re marketing a person to a company; you!
4. They can create powerful, customized, and captivating documents. Your resume needs to WOW the employer, be completely relevant to the job you are applying to, and make the reader really want to call you for an interview. A professional resume writer can create a dynamic resume for you that will do just that.
If you are copying samples from various internet websites you are doing yourself more harm than good. What you really need is a dynamic resume that conveys a singular message “I’m a perfect fit”. Let a professional resume writer help you create your ‘perfect fit’ resume today.
Jessica Holbrook is an expert resume writer, career and personal branding strategist, author, and presenter. She has written more than 100 articles that are featured on some of the best career advice Web sites today. In addition, her writing has been included in Launch pad, a career search strategy guide featuring exclusive information by the top career experts in the industry. Published quarterly, Launch pad is the respected guide used by career development centers and MBA programs throughout the country.
As CEO of Great Resumes Fast, Jessica enjoys collaborating with forward-thinking professionals and executives, identifying their personal brand and value proposition and leveraging their unique talent, passion, and vision to position them as a leader in their industry. Her passion is helping professionals and executives uncover what makes them stand out in the crowd.
Great Resumes Fast holds membership with the Association of Online Resume and Career Professionals, Career Directors International and the National Resume Writers Association.
For a free resume analysis, e-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. For a free telephone consultation, call toll free at 1.800.991.5187.
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Jessica Hernandez, President, CEO & Founder of Great Resumes Fast
Hi, I’m Jessica. I started this company back in 2008 after more than a decade directing hiring practices at Fortune 500 companies.
What started as a side hustle (before that was even a word!) helping friends of friends with their resumes has now grown into a company that serves hundreds of happy clients a year. But the personal touch? I’ve kept that.
You might have seen me featured as a resume expert in publications like Forbes, Fast Company, and Fortune. And in 2020, I was honored to be named as a LinkedIn Top Voice of the year!
I’m so glad you’re here, and I can’t wait to help you find your next perfect-fit position!
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