Resume Tips

For professionals in the logistics and supply chain industry, trying to write a resume can be difficult. Websites that offer templates and general resume tips are almost always catered toward office jobs and office jobs alone. Each job needs different items to make a resume stand out -- and navigating that isn’t easy.

Creating a resume is a daunting task. In the digital age with ATS, job search sites, and endless candidates, writing a resume can seem almost impossible—what, exactly, do employers need to choose you over all other candidates? And what, exactly, is relevant to your job?

Fortunately, with a few tips, writing and organizing your resume doesn’t have to be such a chore.

Make sure you get that desired job with these 40 resume writing tips:

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Look for relevant examples
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Curate your experience
3.
Explain your experience
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Rely on concrete examples when you can
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Be ready to elaborate
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Curate your education
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But don’t rely on your GPA
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Decide what comes first
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Consider an interests section
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But make sure it’s relevant
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List your awards
12.
Use reverse chronological order
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List your skills
14.
And consider non-traditional experience
15.
List any volunteering
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Address gaps
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Consider a personal summary
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Use a template
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But don’t go overboard
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Keep it simple
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Keep it short
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Be specific
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Use subheaders
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Organize your resume smartly
25.
Be professional
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Make sure your contact information is accessible
27.
Keep in mind how quickly resumes are read
28.
Avoid passive language
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Edit and proofread
30.
Test it out
31.
Save your resume as a PDF
32.
Write a corresponding cover letter
33.
And consider a website
34.
Don’t bother with references upon request
35.
Memorize your resume
36.
Keep ATS in mind
37.
Browse the company website
38.
Modify it every time
39.
Name your file well
40.
Be honest

Next Steps

Now let’s get started!

Use these tips to create an unforgettable resume and apply now. Seldat Staffing will do the rest.