There is so much to cover in this section. Let’s touch on some of the most critical. Decide on format to use. Options are functional, chronological, or combination functional and chronological. Frequently, the combination format is most beneficial for a career change resume.
Identify a clear career goal at the top of your resume page.
Focus on your accomplishments and skills that are most relevant to the new career. You should repackage your experience into terminology that your hiring manager understands. Use the jargon that your researched with your Mentor.
Quantify your contributions and achievements. Be sure they stand out from the text in the resume, by using a table or graph.
Since a well designed resume is critical, you should consider using a professional resume writer. That person can draw out all your talents. The writer can communicate them in the appropriate form, manner and technique. This will give you the best chance to for the interviewer to select you.
To get a better idea of things to consider for a writer check out our resume for a writer.
You may want to look over the suggestions in a Reader’s Digest article on other things career changers need on their resume.
Once your resume is just the way you want it, then prepare yourself for the questions that the hiring manager may ask in an interview, especially when they ask you to describe yourself.