I write a lot about how important accomplishments are to a resume. They provide the sales pitch to get a hiring manager interested and excited about your background. They also demonstrate your capability in a way that nothing else can.
Manufacturing Resumes Archive
The resume and cover letter I read this morning contained a number of mistakes I routinely see. The candidate is a supply chain professional from one of the biggest and best known manufacturing companies.
I read two resumes today with accomplishments that appeared to have nothing in common. One is from a senior manufacturing executive and the other is from an individual in the Navy. The scope and type of the accomplishments are vastly different, and yet, they both are impressive.
Choosing what information to include in a resume is important, but an even more important consideration is the order. The most significant elements of your background need to go at the top of the resume. Unfortunately, many job seekers fail to prioritize information effectively. A resume I
KPI's are Key Performance Indicators. They are the metrics that drive the overall performance of an organization. KPI's are critical to a company's success and are an important element in your resume. If you don't discuss KPI's on your resume, you should.
Many job seekers highlight the breadth of experiences and skills they possess. A diverse background offers multiple perspectives on problems and strategies, and can be valuable to an employer. Despite the benefits of wide range of skills, focusing your sales pitch on your diverse background can be
One of my recruiters showed me a cover letter that they received that I have to share. The cover letter is from a successful manufacturing executive and illustrates how your professionalism and style can greatly impact the impression you make. The Cover Letter had a large font – a 14
I pulled four accomplishments from resumes I’ve received recently. Example 1: Director of Real Estate Acquisitions Research and negotiate real estate acquisitions totaling approximately $#M per year. This accomplishment clear, concise and specific. The role of the job seeker is also clear. What’s missing is something that