We help you improve your resume so that you get a job as soon as possible with these little tips when preparing it.
When we are looking for a job on many occasions we have to modify our curriculum again or create one from scratch. And whether it is because we have not been unemployed for a long time or because we intend to change jobs, the fact of creating or renewing our curriculum can be a headache for more than one.
A very important element is knowing how to adapt our curriculum to the medium to which we are going to send it. Because this paper not only collects our main data, academic record and work experience, but it is also our cover letter for a possible job.
Keys to make your resume stand out
Apart from the basics that we all know how to include all the basic data, professional and academic experience in reverse chronological sense. There are another series of guidelines to take into account to make our curriculum stand out from the rest:
Point out the languages you speak. This is an added value for you.
Include your social networks (for some jobs) and your Linkedin page, or if you have your own website, insert it as well.
Incorporate a cover letter or reference letter. In this way they will know what kind of person you are and more if they know someone else’s version, it will make your resume more credible.
iAdd a brief description of who you are or your hobbies. This will help the company get to know you a little better.
Talk about your achievements and the professional projects you have for the future. With this information they will know how ambitious you can be.
Make your resume look neat and clean. To do this, select the information well and group it correctly, in addition to not including unnecessary information.
Add the computer programs that you master, so that they know your technological competencies.
Make your resume more creative
On the one hand, if your professional profile is more creative and you are looking for work as a photographer, graphic designer, advertising, film or television, fashion designer, among others, it is more than convenient to rely on a portfolio where all your creative works appear so that so the company knows your style and way of working better.
The portfolio can be digital or on paper, the case of the second logically you can only accompany it with images, while if the support is digital you can include videos, audios and images. And to make it even more complete it is recommended to put a video or text to introduce ourselves. This way you will be known much better!
It is also convenient that the design of your resume goes according to the requested job position. In terms of design, you can be as original as you want, but not go too far and make the essential information stand out less. All in perspective.
An essential website for the design of your resume to be more attractive is the Canva website.