What is a tailored resume?

A tailored resume is a resume written to answer a specific job advertisement. Rather than sending a generic resume to lots of different companies for lots of different roles, tailoring your resume to meet the exact requirements of the position will dramatically increases your chances of landing an interview.

To write a targeted resume, you need a job advertisement.  You need to read the ad very carefully and work out exactly the type of candidate they are looking to employ, and how you match the skills and qualities they are after.  Specifically look at the required and desired experience and skills listed in the job ad and include the skills that apply to you in your resume.

Only include information about your work experience that is relevant to this specific position.  Your tailored targeted resume will help you look like the ideal candidate.

We recommend that you make the time to always tailor your resume for any job that you really want.

Meg Salter
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Kate Bartlett
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