How to customize your resume for each job application?

resume for each job application

Usually, we create a resume for specific to one domain and apply for all the jobs to grab the attention of employers. But resume experts advice that applying all jobs with same resume is not suggestible. But here what we have to observe is that all the job applications are not same, so it is mandatory to send different resumes for each application by highlighting the different skill sets. Recruiters will do preliminary search on specific skills, accomplishments and work history. So, you should highlight all these information in an eye catching way.
When you are applying for a job, read the requirements of the job application carefully and make changes accordingly. Recruiters always look for a candidate who have equal matching skills but not the candidates who have more skill sets. Include these important points, when you are sending job application for each job.

Why you are showing interest to that job?
How you will fit for the job?
How the role will get match with your career plans?

Read below tips to customize your resume:
Go through the job description carefully
Go through your resume and mark the sections which need to be changed like skills, experience, career objective/career goals, and achievements
Match your profile with the job requirements of company and compare the responsibilities with skill sets you have.

Different resumes for different situations:

Same Industry with a different role: If you are applying for a different role in the same industry, then you have to face the question from a recruiter that Are you ready to take different role?

Same role with a different industry: If you are looking for same job in different industry, then focus on your current job details, clients requirements and your skill sets to survive in floating market conditions.

Different roles for different industry: If you have decided to change your job with a different role in a different industry, it may require changing your resume from chronological to functional.

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