A single resume cannot fulfill the goals of short listing for all jobs. Earlier day’s people use to send job applications through newspapers and it is common that sending a single resume to multiple positions. Today job searching is changed dynamically and there were many changes have been taken place in present job search. There were pre designed must do things were there to get a job. Customize your resume for each job application you are applying. Recruitment mangers will get number of applications for each job and your resume need to be standout among the job applications received. Below points are helpful in customizing resume matching with job description when you are applying a job.
♦ Read carefully job description: When you see a job posting then don’t forget to read the full job description carefully. Note the points like skills required, job experience, qualifications and other things. Think from company perspective and understand their requirements that what a company is expecting for. Use proper keywords and phrases. Mention related points in your cover letter, follow a sample cover letter if need.
♦ Change your career objective: If you have added a career objective then change it as per the requirement of the company. You can add the company name in your objective like working hard towards the success of Xxxx Company. When the hiring manager of a company reads it creates an impression on him.
♦ Change your job responsibilities: Don’t forget to change the duties and responsibilities mentioned in your profile under the section of experiences. If any matching job responsibilities in current job or previous job then highlight them in job summary. No need to mention the list of experiences you have but mention the matching job profile with posted job. Let your resume be short and don’t drag it with unnecessary points.
♦ Career change: If you’re previous jobs doesn’t match with present job then no need to worry. Here you need to put additional efforts and time to get settled when you are shifting your career. Check all these things and start applying by editing resume as per the job description.