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Tidy Up Your Resume!

Now that you've tackled clutter, you can put your recently exercised skills of editing and organization back to work by tidying up your resume. 

I came across an amazing compilation of top resume tips on The Daily Muse that are sure to help.
 
Here are a few of my favorites from 
 
1. "Think of your resume not as a comprehensive list of your career history, but as a marketing document selling you as the perfect person for the job."
 
My thoughts: If your first point of contact with your dream job is an impersonal and boring list, then you aren't giving yourself enough credit. I like this tip because it reminds you to tell your story and make the reader want to know more about you. You want them to look forward to meeting you in an interview.

 
4. "Don't include an objective statement at the top of your resume."

My thoughts: Objective statements are the thing of the past. Have a summary, career profile, or professional profile instead.
 

21. "Use keywords in your resume: Scan the job description, see what words are used most often, and make sure you've included them in your bullet points."

My thoughts: Don't allow your resume to be missed because you don't have the key words.  Look at the job duties and use the key words so you can be part of the interview pile and so you can be part of the green pile for call backs.
 
 
There are 40 more tips on their list to help you get your resume updated and ready for spring. What are some of your favorites? Do you have any suggestions of your own to add?