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Examples of do’s and don’ts when writing an account manager resume
Resume Summary or Objective
Tip: If your resume is too long, try identifying larger chunks of information and breaking them down into short and direct bullet points. This will ensure the hiring manager picks up on the highlights of your career.
1. Turn your job responsibilities into achievements. Use numbers to show you have a great track record in the field already.
Do: “In my former position as a Regional Account Manager at [XYZ Company] in New York, I increased the total number of accounts by 75% in two years.”
Don’t: “At my former job as a Regional Account Manager I added accounts.”
2. Appearance matters. Use a professional layout and font.
Do: Show off your creativity at the interview when you talk about your creative solutions to problems. On your resume, use classic, clean fonts and design. For an account manager job, show that you mean business by being professional. ResumeHelp can make it easy to design your resume in just minutes.
Don’t: Use unusual fonts or designs to stand out.
3. Don’t be afraid to show off.
Do: Draw the focus to the work you’re most proud of. Use bullet points and short, straightforward descriptions.
Don’t: Include a 3-paragraph dissertation on your lifelong accomplishments.
Yes. A cover letter will improve the chances of your resume being read. It will tell the hiring manager exactly why you are perfect for the job. You can see examples, get tips and find templates with the ResumeHelp Cover Letter Builder. It’s the fastest way to create the perfect cover letter.
Definitely. Maybe you have done volunteer work or attended academic courses that have taught you relevant skills. A great resume will let the hiring manager know that you have what it takes to get the job done, regardless of your experience.
Changing your resume by incorporating keywords from the job description is a great tactic. It not only helps your resume get successfully read by an applicant tracking system (ATS) but the hiring manager will quickly see that you would be an excellent account manager. Examples of keywords for this position might be:
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