JOB HUNTING SUCCESS for RECENT COLLEGE GRADS

 Job hunters always search for a secret to find a job.  Well, I’m going to give you a secret of successful job hunters:  (A) Make a list of your measurable achievements or accomplishments – and then (B) plaster them in the most important spot on your resume.

Specifically, a job hunter’s resume stands out when it starts with a listing of 4-6 measurable achievements.  Put your list of achievements directly below your name, address, and other contact information. 

Important:  Job hunter’s accomplishments stick out when they are measurable, quantified and verifiable achievements.  Here are types of achievements you should put at the top of your resume to propel your job search.

Previously we discussed the following =

1.  Awards You Won

2.  Campus Leadership Positions

3.  Measurable Job Achievements

4.  Campus Volunteer Activities

5.  Skills You Demonstrated in Your Work

Today's tips = STAND OUT BY LISTING YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS AT THE TOP OF YOUR RESUME

Every recent college graduate can list their degrees.  Doing that will not make you stick out from the masses of job hunters.  What will make you stand out and get noticed by potential employers?  Your resume gets attention from employers when you start with an “Achievements” section.  In that section put your impressive, measurable, verifiable accomplishments, including your

1.  Awards
2.  Campus Leadership Positions
3.  Measurable Job Achievements
4.  Campus Volunteer Activities
5.  Proven Work Skills

Remember:  Everyone can go to college.  But few college graduates know how to stand out from the job hunting crowd like you now know how to do. 

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