September has been designated Update Your Resume Month by Career Directors International. It’s the perfect time of the year to ramp up your job search with an up-to-date resume. The hiring cycle gets active again starting in the Fall, and you want to be ready. You never know when a great job opportunity might come along via your networking connections, a call from a recruiter, or a possible promotion where you work right now!
So take out your resume and ask yourself, “Will this document attract and keep an employer’s or recruiter’s attention? Does your resume have FLAVOR?”
FLAVOR is the acronym for the six critical elements your updated resume must have to gain traction in this highly competitive job market. Those elements include:
5. OPTIMIZED SEO
During September I will be continuing my series on Resume FLAVOR. Read each part of the six-part series to learn how you can dramatically improve your resume and boost your job search. Check out these previous posts: