We asked résumé expert and career content writer Brian Stewart to take a look at a résumé from a real job-seeker we've dubbed "Marie Marketér.
The name and identifying details may be fudged, but the résumé is real-as is the job description.
shares some suggestions on how Marie can analyze the job description and make sure her
résumé is a perfect match.
Identify four or five key concepts like Brian
does from this job description.
Then make sure you include these keywords and experiences in your résumé.
[Editor's note: We often hear advice that college students and recent grads should keep their résumés to a single page, but in this case, Brian's
revised version of Marie's résumé comes to two pages.
said that Marie just had so much relevant experience that he
couldn't fit it all into one page.
So the lesson here?
Sometimes it's okay to break the rules.
Just be critical when deciding whether the experience you're including really NEEDS to be included or if it's better to save it for your cover letter or interview.]
Brian Stewart is a Career Content Writer at ResumeTarget.com, the only professional résumé writing company that offers a professionally written résumé, coupled with the guidance of recruiters, to guarantee that your résumé will get results for people of all career levels.
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