Learn How to Effectively Target Your Resume


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Targeting your resume

- [Voiceover] One of the biggest mistakes people make when they are job-hunting is sending out the same generic, one-size-fits-all resume to each and every potential employer. The problem with using this method is three-fold. One, every company has different needs. Two, every position requires different skill-sets to do that particular job. And three, you have different skill-sets, knowledge, and experience that will match those different needs.

Targeted resumes showcase and match the skills and experience that you have that is needed by each individual employer. When people use a one-size-fits-all resume, they force the prospective employer to search through their resume, trying to figure out which of their skills they may be able to use. You could call it, hide and seek for busy professionals. Employers are looking for very specific things. They spell out what they are looking for in the job description.

Since employers are looking for very specific things, your resume cannot be vague. It must be targeted to ...

Targeting your resume
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Targeting your resume provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Mariann Siegert as part of the Creating an Effective Resume

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