Everyone at some point in their quest for a job has probably heard the advice “tailor your resume for the position”.
But, you might not know exactly how to put it in action. What does tailoring your resume actually involve? How many changes do you need to make? What content should you focus on?
It might sound like a lot of work, but it’s really quite manageable. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Actually Read and Try to Understand the Job You’re Applying For
Sit down with a highlighter and really study the job description. Go through and highlight the points that seem important (ones that are mentioned repeatedly or anything that’s slightly out of the ordinary) and the points that you could speak to with your experience and skills.
Make Your First Point Immediately Relevant
Now, with your knowledge of what the company is…
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