Want to Know How Hiring Managers Think? Read This…

When you’re looking for a job, it’s always a good idea to try to get inside the head of the hiring manager.  This article helps you do just that.


I really like the advice on resumes from Steph Stern…

It’s so important to tailor your resume for the position, cherry-picking your experience to highlight the parts that are most relevant. I know it can be hard to give up the many bullet points expounding on your awesome experience… But if they aren’t relevant to the tasks that the job asks for, these parts should be very brief or removed altogether.

Steph is so right on here.  I always advise my career mentoring clients to create a unique resume for every job for which they apply.  It’s just common sense.   The more you can be specific about how your skills, experience and accomplishments make you an ideal candidate for a job, the more likely you are to land an interview.

Some people tell me they’re too busy to do a separate resume for every job in which they’re interested.  If this is the case for you, you might be applying to too many jobs.  I suggest you know exactly what you want to do and the companies where you would like to do it.  Don’t just send out hundreds of resumes to jobs you find on job boards and hope something will stick.  Instead, target the jobs you really want, and then go all out in landing an interview with those companies.  When you target specific jobs, it’s much easier to develop a unique resume for each of them.

Your career mentor,


PS: You can download a free copy of my bestseller, Straight Talk for Success at www.BudBilanich.com/straight-talk/  When you do, I’ll begin sending you daily motivational quotes and give you a free basic membership in my career mentoring site.

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