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What is tailored resume?

Tailoring your resume is about recognizing those skills and responsibilities on the job description and making it obvious that you’re up to the task. Your goal is to draw the shortest line possible between your experience and what’s stated in the job description.

What is the difference between tailoring and alterations?

To begin with, a tailor can do alterations, but an an alterations expert does not usually have the adequate training to tailor a garment. While tailoring usually refers to refitting a garment, the process can also include adding collars, cuffs and pockets.

How do you adjust a resume?

So, here is what you need to do, in five steps:

  1. Analyze the job description. Carefully re-read the job posting.
  2. Match your resume’s target job title to the job listing.
  3. Tailor your skills to match the key terms in the job description.
  4. Highlight your skills on the top third of the resume.
  5. Confirm your location.

What skills and knowledge are required to perform the work?

For example:

  • Good communication skills.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Working well in a team.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Being flexible.
  • Determination and persistence.
  • Being a quick learner.
  • Good time management.

How can I be knowledge of everything?

Don’t be afraid to fail. Above all, this is the most important advice in learning to be knowledgeable. You don’t know everything and you will get things and information wrong. Owning up to your mistakes and learning from them will help you gain knowledge and help you remember better the correct information.

How can I improve my work skills?

Here are several ways you can develop professional skills:

  1. Set goals for yourself.
  2. Find a mentor.
  3. Seek feedback about strengths and weaknesses.
  4. Review job descriptions for positions you want.
  5. Enroll in an online degree program.
  6. Take continuing education courses in career-related fields.