How Researching Can Help You Write a Resume

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By Donna Wright 3 minute read

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How To Research

As you utilize the professional resources that ResumeHelp has to offer, you will read a great deal about the benefits of research when it comes to creating a great resume. But what does it mean to research to write a resume and how can research help you to improve the presentation of your qualifications? As it turns out, the difference between the resumes that turn into interviews are those resumes that were written with a lot of research.

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Research Starts With The Foundation Of Your Resume

By utilizing ResumeHelp, you have already taken the first important research step in writing your resume. The resources at ResumeHelp will show you how to format your resume and give you ideas as to what kind of information to include. Without researching the information available from ResumeHelp, you would be guessing as to how to write your resume and that is not going to get you the results you want.

Customize The Resume For Each Company

Another important research element for your resume is getting the information that allows you to customize your resume for each company. This includes getting the name of the hiring manager that will read your resume and the job title you will be interviewing for. Your research will also show what kinds of qualifications are important to each company and that will give you clues on how to format your professional experience. If you want to get the most out of your resume, then each resume needs to speak directly to the hiring manager that is reading it. By researching each company, you can determine what information is important and get the names you need to make it look like you wrote your resume specifically for each company.

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Research Will Tell You What Information To Avoid

If you are sending out resumes to companies that you found on your own and that did not advertise any available job openings, then good research is essential to getting your resume read. You may have decided to send your resume to a company that you grew up wanting to work for, but the company has changed its name since you were young. You may have to send you resume to a division of the company that you didn’t even know existed. With good research, you can find out these important details and get your resume to the right people.

Research will also tell you what kind of information to avoid in your resume. For example, you may remember a company as being owned by a foreign interest and that may have inspired you to include information in your resume that highlights your international business experience. But if the company had a rather unpleasant departure from that foreign interest, then including your international experience on your resume may not be a good idea.

Research is the only way that you can create a resume that will get the attention of hiring managers. When you start your research with ResumeHelp, you will find all of the professional resources you will need to create the perfect resume. Thanks to ResumeHelp, your research will pay off and you will get the attention of the hiring managers in your industry.

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WRITTEN BY Donna Wright

Donna is a career expert with extensive experience in the fields of Marketing, Publishing, Direct Mail and Communications. She’s witnessed firsthand the importance of a powerful resume and cover letter to a job search, so she takes great pride in helping change the lives of job seekers by sharing expert career advice and tips to help land the perfect job.

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