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February 9, 2021

What makes your resume stand out from the rest?

What makes your resume stand out from the rest?

Include keywords from the original job posting One of the best ways to make your resume stand out is to use the job posting as a guide. We’ve written the job description with certain words, Schweikert says. And when we see a resume with those words on it, those are the resumes that instantly get our attention.

What do you feel is most important to include in your resume that will make you stand out from the rest of the applicants?

Emphasize skills, accomplishments, and responsibilities which are most related to the requirements of your target job. To do this, find keywords in the job posting and incorporate them into your resume.

Should a resume have a photo?

A resume should address your experience and skills in an articulate, concise and professional manner, so it’s about knowing what to include in a resume that is of added value. For this reason, it’s recommended to avoid adding a photo to your resume.