Your resume is your first impression, and it represents your first chance to impress hiring managers quickly and convincingly so that you can land the interview and get the job!
No matter how qualified you are, how refined your interview skills are, or even if you are a perfect match for the position, the only way to sell your value and abilities to hiring managers is with a resume and cover letter that allows you to stand out above everyone else, and actually gets read.
If you are looking to take your career to the next level, chances are great that you’re competing with plenty of other highly qualified candidates for your desired position. In today’s highly competitive job market, it’s essential that you maximize your ability to communicate with potential employers. Here is how a professionally written resume will help:
- A professionally written resume will:
- Showcase you as a prime candidate
- Help you stand apart from the hundreds of applicants
- Express your skills, qualifications and experience, which are necessary to get hired!
- Be key word optimized to get flagged by the ATS systems
Your resume is not a work history, it is a presentation of a professional you, on paper!
Writing a resume that gets you noticed takes skill and experience. To be noticed, your resume needs to pass the 30-second test in order to keep hiring manager’s attention and reading the entire resume to establish that you are “the” candidate that deserves an interview!
The goal is NOT to be remembered, BUT to be interviewed!
Did you know that statistics have determined that “98% of job seekers are eliminated at the initial resume screening and only the “Top 2%” of candidates make it to the interview”.
A study conducted by TheLadders has concluded that job seekers should invest in having their resume written professionally. The study showed that when asked to rank resumes, recruiters gave professionally rewritten resumes a 60% higher score than amateur resumes. The recruiters surveyed said the professionally written samples were 40% better organized and readable than those written by applicants themselves.
Resume Resolution offers professional resume writing services for all career types and sectors.