Whether you’re new to the workforce or you’re seeking to make a change in your career, writing a resume is a cause of stress for many people. What are your potential employers looking for? Which details of your current job do you include? How thorough do you need to be?

Needless to say, there are a lot of things running through your mind. Not to worry though, because when it comes to seeking development opportunities and striving for continuous improvement, the Professional Development Center of Glendale Community College is here to help! If you’re working on your resume and you need some helpful tips, keep reading to learn more!

3 Things to Keep in Mind While Writing Your Resume

Search for a Template

We live in a day and age where most of the information a person could ever want is right at their fingertips. Our advice? Take advantage of it! Search the internet for resume templates and find one that suits your specific needs, then fill it out for yourself. There are many well-designed resume templates on the internet, so use them to your advantage to set yourself up for success.

Tailor Your Approach

Perhaps the greatest advice you’ll get about writing a resume is to tailor its contents towards the job you’re hoping to get. In other words, if you’re applying to three different jobs, you can make tweaks to your resume to cater to each specific job. For example, you might have gained a number of skills at your current job. Highlight the ones that are most relevant to each position first.

Don’t Overdo It

It can be tempting to want to make your resume stand out from the pack; in so doing, it can sometimes overload a potential employer. Only include the information that you need to include. Be specific and concise whenever possible. Don’t add something just for the sake of adding it. Instead, make sure that everything you’re putting on your resume is relevant the the job you’re applying for.

Enroll in a Custom Training Program Today

At the Professional Development Center of Glendale Community College, we’ve been increasing productivity and helping individuals and businesses to grow for over three decades. We’ve advanced the skills of employees and employers alike and we’d love to train you in our state-of-the-art facility.

Whether you’re currently working at a job you love, but want more experience or you’re an employer who is seeking to send a qualified employee to us to get more advanced training, we’re here for you. You can choose scheduled classes or allow us to create something that is custom for you to suit your specific needs.

With classes on subjects such as computer skills, leadership skills, engineering, manufacturing, machining, and more, there’s something for everyone. Take a look at our schedule of classes or feel free to contact our team today with any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you and we’d love nothing more than to be a part of your continuous improvement.