Common Sense Resume Tips

Your LinkedIn profile and resume are the first two things hiring managers will see about you.  This article focuses on five things you can do to get your resume noticed — and get the interview.

I like this article because it reinforces a point I often make with my career mentoring clients: create a unique resume for every job in which you’re interested.

Some people say this takes too much work.  I say that if you’re not willing to put in a little extra effort looking for a job, you’re not very likely to succeed once you get one.

It only takes 30 minutes or so to craft a unique resume for every job.  This is time well spent.  Sometimes, all it takes is reordering your accomplishments to make sure you highlight how your experience, skills and accomplishments focus on what the hiring manager is looking for.

Your career mentor,


PS: You can download a free copy of my latest eBook Career Success Rx at  When you do, I’ll begin sending you daily motivational quotes and give you a free membership in my career mentoring site.

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