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Resume Tips

Resumes should be tailored to specific positions that you are applying for. The Hire Connections team can provide ideas for tailoring your resume as job opportunities become available.


Make sure there are no grammatical errors. Carelessness with spelling, grammar, and choice of words are high up on the list of reasons for denying a resume.


Show off your accomplishments. Your employers want to know what positions you have experience in. Don't leave any out.


Stay consistent in font and color. Not only is this aesthetically pleasing but shows attention to detail — but don't let it get too busy.


Your resume should be tailored to each job you apply for. Not all size fits all, be detailed! Employers want to know and understand what you've done.


You want to keep your potential employers attention, but you also want to show your experience. Most agree, shorter is better, keeping it 1 page is the best approach.


This is your sports center highlight reel! Don't just list your accomplishments, give a quick play by play on how you knocked a task out of the park.


Give employers something specific to their company or industry that focuses on aligning their wants, goals and needs with your own.

File preparation

Strategically save your file with your name. Employers will appreciate the convenience. Secondly, if your resume has a unique format and layout, be sure to save it as a PDF.

Follow these tips and you'll be one step closer to landing the job. But first comes the interview. Check out some tips to help you prepare.