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  1. 1. Top 12 seo resume tips In this file, you can ref resume materials for seo such as resume tips, resume samples, cover letter samples, types of interview questions, seo situational interview, seo behavioral interview Other useful materials for seo interview: interviewquestions360.com/free-48-resume-samples interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews interviewquestions360.com/13-types-of-interview-questions-and-how-to-face-them interviewquestions360.com/job-interview-checklist-40-points interviewquestions360.com/top-8-interview-thank-you-letter-samples interviewquestions360.com/free-42-cover-letter-samples interviewquestions360.com/top-15-ways-to-search-new-jobs Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  2. 2. 1. Tailor each resume to each job opening Although time consuming, its imperative that each resume is suited to each position. A standard, one-size-fits-all mentality will impede your chances of your resume even making the list. Along with keyword references, make sure your objective and work highlights mirror the job posting. Use online tools, such as Resume Builder to help you craft a professional resume. You can store up to five resumes in your account so that each resume is customized to the specific job you are applying to. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  3. 3. 2. Lack of Specifics Employers need to understand what you've done and accomplished. For example: A. Worked with employees in a restaurant setting. B. Recruited, hired, trained and supervised more than 20 employees in a restaurant with $2 million in annual sales. Both of these phrases could describe the same person, but the details and specifics in example B will more likely grab an employer's attention. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  4. 4. 3. Use keywords that are reflected in the job opening you applying to Hiring managers only have seconds to review each of the countless resumes that they receive. Tailoring your resume to each job opening is imperative. This means mirroring the keywords being used, if they apply. With electronic transmission of resumes, hiring managers use database searches to look for the best candidates. Including keywords will help your resume come to the top the list. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  5. 5. 9. Incorrect Contact Information I once worked with a student whose resume seemed incredibly strong, but he wasn't getting any bites from employers. So one day, I jokingly asked him if the phone number he'd listed on his resume was correct. It wasn't. Once he changed it, he started getting the calls he'd been expecting. Moral of the story: Double-check even the most minute, taken-for-granted details -- sooner rather than later. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  6. 6. 4. Highlighting Duties Instead of Accomplishments It's easy to slip into a mode where you simply start listing job duties on your resume. For example: Attended group meetings and recorded minutes. Worked with children in a day-care setting. Updated departmental files. Employers, however, don't care so much about what you've done as what you've accomplished in your various activities. They're looking for statements more like these: Used laptop computer to record weekly meeting minutes and compiled them in a Microsoft Word- based file for future organizational reference. Developed three daily activities for preschool-age children and prepared them for a 10-minute holiday program performance. Reorganized 10 years worth of unwieldy files, making them easily accessible to department members. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  7. 7. 5. Going on Too Long or Cutting Things Too Short Despite what you may read or hear, there are no real rules governing resume length. Why? Because human beings, who have different preferences and expectations where resumes are concerned, will be reading it. That doesn't mean you should start sending out five-page resumes, of course. Generally speaking, you usually need to limit yourself to a maximum of two pages. But don't feel you have to use two pages if one will do. Conversely, don't cut the meat out of your resume simply to make it conform to an arbitrary one-page standard. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  8. 8. 6. A Bad Objectives Employers do read your resume objective, but too often they plow through vague pufferies like, "Seeking a challenging position that offers professional growth." Give employers something specific and, more importantly, something that focuses on their needs as well as your own. Example: "A challenging entry-level marketing position that allows me to contribute my skills and experience in fund-raising for nonprofits." Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  9. 9. 7. Always check for grammar and spelling before you submit Its best to check for grammatical and spelling errors. Ask a friend or family member to proofread if you can. Having errors in your resume will make the difference between landing and not landing an interview. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  10. 10. 8. Maximize the content of your resume In some cases your gaps in work history may indicate that a disability exists. This is where you need to maximize the content of your resume. Do not embellish, but do not understate your experience either. Outline the benefits of your skills. This can include everything from being a creative problem solver, your specialized talents, to the flexibility and adaptability you bring to the work place. Outline these qualities and then back them up with your work experience. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  11. 11. 10.No more than 2 pages in length All resumes, no matter how extensive the background, should never exceed 2 pages. Hiring managers like resumes that they can scan at first to get interested but if the resume is too long they will never scan it enough to get interested. If a resume is too long it will only discourage the reader. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  12. 12. 11.Think about the best FORMAT for your resume, based on your background and career goals. Not every person should use the same type of resume. In general, you should look for a way to highlight the best knowledge, skills and abilities that you bring to your target job. For a recent graduate, that might mean listing your education directly below your Professional Profile and describing prominent school-related honors and activities. An experienced professional should list their experience first and use very little space describing their education. A career changer or someone who is looking for a job after a long absence from the job market might want to use a functional resume that emphasizes skills and knowledge, rather than specific work history. Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
  13. 13. 12.Use %s, $s and #s You should always use %s, $s and #s. Dollar totals, numbers, and percentages stand out in the body of a resume. Below are two examples of a job duty described with them (good) and without (bad). As you can see by the examples, being specific does not mean being lengthy. Example 1 Bad: Account manager for advertising agency Good: Managed 15 strategic accounts billing in excess of $15MM annually Example 2 Bad: Sold widgets to clients located in the Midwest Good: Increased sales by 17% in a 5-state territory Useful materials: interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-80-interview-questions-and-answers interviewquestions360.com/free-ebook-top-18-secrets-to-win-every-job-interviews
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