The first thing to do is update and optimize your resume. But that's often easier said than done. How should you structure the page? What information should be on top, and what can stand to be moved to the bottom? What's the best way to describe your experience?
Short of seeking a professional resume writer's assistance, this infographic from CareerBuilder is the next best thing. The company has created a sample sales resume, marked up the problems, and pointed out areas where the text and design could be strengthened.
Want to see what the rewrite looks like? Click on the image to see the document's transformation, after all changes have been incorporated.
Click the image to see the "after" result:
Originally published Mar 5, 2015 7:00:00 AM, updated February 01 2017