June 21, 2018

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How to Write a Resume That is Clear and Precise

© Written By Jimmy Sweeney Author of the brand new, Amazing Resume Creator

Preparing a resume can feel overwhelming. You may worry that your vocabulary is limited, your sentence structure wobbly, and your punctuation weak.

Worry no more! You can get help with those basics. But there is something only you can do. And that is list the essential elements of a solid resume so a hiring manager will read it through the first time and then take a second look—maybe even a third.

Here's what to do:


A hiring manager receives a large volume of resumes each day. The pile from one day may spill into the next and so the stack grows. He or she has only a few seconds to glance at each resume and make a decision: STASH (for later) or TRASH (for good).

If you want yours to go into the STASH pile for a second viewing, follow the proven suggestions above. Use friendly, clear language that briefly describes your experience and qualifications.

Then send it off and relax. You've done your part. Now it's up to the hiring manager.

However, you can be certain that a well written resume that goes to the heart of what he or she is looking for in a future employee will gain attention and that special phone call or e-mail that says, "Let's together for an interview. I liked your clear and precise resume."

- Jimmy Sweeney

Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of the brand new, Amazing Resume Creator. Jimmy is also the author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, "Job Search Secrets."

Visit our friends at Amazing Resume Creator for your "instant" resume today. "In just 10 minutes flat you will have an amazing resume guaranteed to land you more hot job interviews next week.

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