Resume writing. It is the task that job seekers agonize over. Does your resume stand out? Is it memorable? Will it help you land the job you dream about?

If you are in the job market, you probably know the feeling of excitedly sending your resume in response to a job opportunity that you know is perfect for you. But then…nothing. Just crickets. So you repeat this exercise with the next job opening…again crickets.

Before you know it, you’ve sent dozens like this. And you just wait and wait. Your confidence takes a nosedive and disappointment settles in the pit of your stomach. You start scouring the internet, searching for resume writing tips that will help you understand where you went wrong.

If any of this sounds familiar to you, the resume writing tips on our blog will help you transform and improve your resume! You literally have less than 10 seconds to capture a hiring manager’s attention with your resume.

The articles on this blog will help you:

  • understand current resume writing trends and best practices,
  • learn to quantify your value and make your experience shine,
  • tell your story in a compelling format that maps to employers’ needs, and
  • redesign your resume into a modern and eye-catching format.

But, when you are ready to take it to the next level, our best advice is to work with a professional resume writer in a top-notch firm like Distinctive Career Services. We can help you transform your ordinary resume into an extraordinary, attention-drabbing, interview-generating masterpiece. Book a free Discovery Consultation with us, to learn more.

8 Must-Know Differences Between Your Resume, Bio & LinkedIn Profile

Most professionals understand the need for a professional resume. Where things get confusing is when you bring up the need for a professional bio and a LinkedIn profile. While most professionals recognize that a LinkedIn profile and bio could

By |2021-11-26T22:04:51+00:00January 3rd, 2022|Job Search Advice, Personal Marketing, Resume Writing Tips|

How To Write a Professional Bio (With Templates & Examples)

So, you’ve been asked for your biography. As a professional, you almost surely recognize the need for a resume, and maybe you even have an up-to-date resume ready to be used with very little notice (if you don’t, you

By |2022-01-23T22:02:18+00:00November 11th, 2021|Career Management, Personal Marketing, Resume Writing Tips|

Resume Keywords: Tips For ATS-Optimizing Your Resume

We've long been told technology simplifies our lives.  While this may be true in some instances, in others it is most definitely not!  Job searching provides a perfect example of this apparent contradiction. In general, technology has made the

By |2021-03-27T01:58:32+00:00January 27th, 2021|Resume Writing Tips|

How To Choose the Best Resume Structure to Put Your Best Foot Forward

While there are lots of variations, when you want to choose the best resume structure, you essentially have three choices. #1 The Reverse Chronological Resume Structure This is the resume format that most people are familiar with. As the

By |2021-03-27T01:58:16+00:00January 15th, 2021|Resume Writing Tips|

Your Resume Value Proposition – The Key To a Standout Resume

If you have had any exposure to sales or marketing, you know that creating a unique value proposition is a foundational part of every marketing campaign. Likewise, defining a resume value proposition is a vital aspect of every effective

By |2021-03-27T01:58:12+00:00January 15th, 2021|Resume Writing Tips|

How To Focus Your Resume (and why focusing your resume is so important!)

How do you know if your resume needs work? It’s simple. Ask yourself two questions. 1) Do you feel your resume accurately portrays you, your achievements, and the value you have to offer your next employer? Do you feel

By |2021-03-27T01:58:14+00:00January 15th, 2021|Resume Writing Tips|

What’s Your Story? Expert Tips for Storytelling in Your Resume

What's your story? Why should I care? Storytelling in your resume has a transformative power that almost magically turns a drab, boring resume into an absorbing and persuasive piece that compels the reader to want to meet the real

By |2021-03-27T01:50:59+00:00February 27th, 2020|Resume Writing Tips|
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