Customizing your resume doesn't mean rewriting it every time you apply for a new job. List all of your experience, skills, and qualifications on a template, then remove irrelevant ones for each new job. You have to customize your resume to the job opening. Targeting your resume to the job shows the hiring manager you're familiarized yourself with the job description and know how to prioritize the most relevant information.
Your experience doesn't change. However, the way you present your experience to a company looking for a detail-oriented candidates versus a company that values communication skill will differ.
Don't add every life experience to your resume! If the job posting doesn't mention certification, then they don't need you to include it on your resume. Use a chronological resume, HR departments love chronological resumes because they:
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Nervous about going to the Chicago Citywide Job Fair? Join us at these workshops to be ready to land a job offer!
Registration is not required to attend any of these workshops!
IN PERSON WORKSHOPS
Hosted at the Chicago Urban League 4510 Michigan Avenue 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60653
Monday, June 27th
Tuesday, June 28th