Job Search Tip:
Now that the year 2021 spring season has arrived, and the global pandemic is still present, job markets continue to be challenging due to the slow return of jobs while the unemployed portion of the workforce remains high. This means that finding a job will be even more challenging than usual simply due to the huge number of job applicants competing for each job opening. Therefore, you will need to apply some creativity to your job hunting strategy. For example, try to rewrite the experience portion of your resume differently, using variations and synonyms for words in your original resume to craft the updated version. Use the Internet to search for popular keywords for the kind of jobs that you want to work in, and try to utilize them in your resume.
Just be sure to keep the words relevant, and if you have any niche skills, for example programming in an ancient version of COBOL, make sure to highlight them in your resume. The idea here is to help you stand out among the crowded pool of job applicants for each position that you apply for. Many employers love to hire uniquely talented people who are capable of doing a particular job very well, and using a cleverly (and honestly) updated version of your resume can dramatically increase your chances to land that coveted job interview!
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