What Is a Targeted Resume?

The term "targeted resume" refers to a document that is created in response to a specific job opening.

In short, resume targeting means customizing resume's bullet points and skills for the job position and rearranging the resume's sections so that the most relevant experience appear at the top.

Your relevant accomplishments can give you a competitive advantage over other candidates. In fact, the more relevant accomplishments you have on your resume, the better chance you have of standing out.

Targeting your resume might not be the most exciting part of applying for a job, but it's one of the most important.

Take your time when targeting experience statements and the skills section at a particular job position. Target specific business needs. This will help your resume to match the most desirable candidate as closely as possible.


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