How to change your CV based on the job you are applying to

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If the job you want would be a person, your resume should be the coat that covers it, so you better make the most of it. Adapt your resume to the job you are looking for because remember, he is your business card. He is the door opener in front of employers at the interview.
Even if you feel it consumes you a lot of time and energy, make a resume that suits like a glove for the job you hunt. It is an effort that will bear fruit. You know how to say, to get the right fish, you have to have the right bait.

The pre-preparation phase of the CV

First, you have to do some research to see what is required in the job post. So take a few minutes of your precious time and read the announcement carefully. Then turn to the God of the Internet, Google, and search for more details about the company and activity, but also browse similar posts from other companies to get more information when you get to the interview. It is only after you have been questioning what is being searched for and how compatible you are with that company and your available job, you can start resolving the CV that will lead you to the interview.

First details changed

Brush your resume and get ready for the job interview. So remove from it all the information that is irrelevant. You will know what to get out if you've been careful in the "precursor phase". Let's say, for example, that the available post you are interested in is "SEO Expert", this means that your CV should also include these words if you have had previous experience with SEO optimization.

Skills "in the mirror"

This category includes the adaptation of the job descriptions you have had. If there is some terminology for the new post, adapt your past jobs to names that match your job to the job you want.

Pyramid CV, carefully segmented

If I have not been clear yet, your resume should include the most relevant information at the top, is up there, to jump in the eye. The rule of the first impression works both in reality and in the recruitment process, and most often your resume is the one that leaves the first impression to the recruiter. So segment your resume so that it includes your relevant information at the top, and the less important, but not left out at the end of your resume.

Add a bit of style

If you are applying for a creative job or a company with a strong organizational culture, formulate your resume to highlight your imagination or the values you share with that company.

Pay attention to details

If you also put a picture on your resume, the look should be a tidy, professional, but not very spiky because (hopefully!) you are not applying for a funeral station. Put a photo of yourself that looks professional and serious, but also a bit of psychic relaxation.

Very important! Check your resume before sending it to make sure you do not have grammatical mistakes. Because if you write that you are "careful about the details" and your details are inattentive, you have already lost your chance.

Keep in mind, the purpose of a good resume is not to get your job, but to bring you to the interview. From there, your talent is doing the rest, so now go to and prepare your resume for the next job in your career!

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