Aug 06, 2018 - 08:07 PM
First, you need to make sure you tailor the resume to the exact job you apply for. Hiring managers can tell when you send the same exact resume to each open position, and you need to make sure every skill and experience on the page is relevant to the job. Another good thing to include is metrics. It is bad if you simply list what your responsibilities at a past job were, but you want to include numbers and details about how your duties benefitted the employer.
Another good way to stand out is to send in a well-written cover letter along with your resume. Even if the hiring manager does not specifically ask for one, it is good to include just in case and to sell your skills even more. Finally, you need to make sure your resume is free of any errors and is easy to follow.