We have already reiterated in several of our blogs on this website that your resume is your opportunity to create a good impression of your skills and accomplishments during your career. You also need to look at your resume from the recruiters and or employers’ point of view.
So here is a list of advantages of a truly professional resume:
✔ Your resume will stand out in comparison to the competition
✔ Keep the recruiter interested so that you are given the opportunity to interview
✔ Clearly illustrate your skills and career accomplishments
✔ If you have constructed a scan friendly resume – you will have the advantage when recruiters are using resume scanning technology
✔ Creating your resume can be a daunting task. So, when you google free resume templates it has some pretty cool-looking templates, so you may ask why not use them? You’re almost guaranteed to have a decent-looking and complete resume just by following their guidelines, right?
Here is a list of disadvantages of using a template resume:
X You’ll blend into the crowd
X They are not optimised for the ATS
X Outdated resume styles
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