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How to Format a Resume for Success in 5 Easy Steps | Indeed Career Tips

Are you tired of hearing nothing but silence after submitting job applications? Getting your resume experience to stand out to employers is KEY to getting a call back, but how do capture a recruiter’s attention? The answer begins with your resume format.

In this video, we show you how to craft the perfect resume in 5 easy steps so recruiters can find you. First, we’ll discuss how to choose an easy-to-read document for your resume, and we’ll also explain resume format tactics you should avoid. Be sure to catch our bonus tip, which explains how to digitally attract recruiters with your unique skill set. This is important information!

00:21 Welcome
01:04 Create a straightforward, easy-to-read document
01:09 Review a chronological resume
01:36 Review a functional resume
02:33 Set margins, select font type and size
03:03 Make your section headings pop
03:21 Create a strong “teaser” or professional summary
04:52 Add a “skills” or “core competencies” section
05:32 List your work experience
06:28 3 rules for bulleting your experience on your resume
07:21 Include your education
07:52 Additional resume sections to include
08:48 Integrate keywords from the job description
10:10 Recap
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