7 Ways to Ensure Your Resume Gets Noticed

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Job searching can be challenging, especially if you’re not hearing back from employers. Here are seven tips to ensure your resume gets noticed by hiring managers.

1. Tailor your resume to the job you are applying for: Review the job description and customize your resume to highlight your relevant skills and experiences that match the job requirements.

2. Use keywords: Incorporate relevant keywords from the job posting into your resume. Many companies use Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to screen resumes, and including keywords can help ensure that your resume gets past the initial screening.

3. Highlight your achievements: Instead of just listing your responsibilities, showcase your accomplishments and quantifiable results. Employers are interested in what you have achieved, so make sure to emphasize your successes.

4. Keep it concise: Your resume should be easy to read and should not exceed two pages. Use bullet points to make it easier for employers to scan your resume quickly.

5. Use a professional format and font: Make sure your resume is easy to read and uses a professional format and font. Use a standard font such as Times New Roman or Arial, and avoid using bold or italic fonts excessively.

6. Proofread: Make sure to proofread your resume for spelling and grammatical errors. Ask a friend or colleague to review it as well to catch any mistakes you may have missed.

7. Network: Utilize your personal and professional networks to help get your resume in front of employers. Attend networking events and job fairs, and reach out to contacts in your industry to see if they know of any job openings that might be a good fit for you.

About EG Workforce Solutions

We’ve been in this business for decades and have developed a deep network of professional connections. Whether they’re companies looking for talent, job seekers looking for work, or an up-and-coming store in need of some temporary help, we know the right people to bridge the gap between the hiring and the hired.

But what’s more, we get to know people. From employers hiring to candidates looking, we take the time to listen and learn. We hear your likes, talents, and needs. We gain an understanding, and with it, we’re able to facilitate lasting relationships between businesses and people.

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