Lead Through Strengths
Career Q&A: Resumes: should you make a unique one for each job you apply for?

This episode's question
I'm looking for a new job. And I'm considering a couple of different kinds of jobs. So do I need a separate resume for each type of job that I'm applying for?

 

What you'll learn
- How to stop wasting your time submitting resumes to recruiters and hiring managers who throw it in the trash or overlook your awesomeness.

- How to get noticed by talent management "bots" - the automated tools that are screening you as a candidate before a human ever sees your resume.

- The big secret to getting hiring managers and recruiters to give your resume more than the 10 second skim. Hint: make it all about them.

 

Resource of the episode
Pinterest inspiration boards for Killer Visual Resumes to differentiate yourself and catch the eye of a recruiter. There's also a board on resume writing tips and interviewing tips.

 

Tweetable of the episode
In the world of resumes, if you make recruiters do work to see how your skills are relevant, they will move along to someone who doesn't. via @careerpodcast

Direct download: 006-multiple-resumes.mp3
Category:careers -- posted at: 3:30am EDT