The 5 Essential Elements of an Effective Resume

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Published on July 9, 2014

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The 5 Essential Elements of an Effective Resume: The 5 Essential Elements of an Effective Resume PowerPoint Presentation: When thinking of a career as a financial advisor, the creation--or updating, as the case may be--of your resume will be one of the first things to bedevil you- PowerPoint Presentation: - as you fill out applications and prepare to attend many interviews and job fairs . PowerPoint Presentation: Obviously finance industry recruiters are well tested in sifting through stacks of resumes in search of standout candidates. PowerPoint Presentation: But often there are others who are just as qualified as those who get callbacks and hires, but unfortunately are dismissed due to the organization and content of their resumes. PowerPoint Presentation: Knowing how to avoid such simple mistakes can make the difference between getting emails in your inbox and remaining frustrated while perusing the want ads. 1. Focus on Your Objective: 1. Focus on Your Objective 1. Focus on Your Objective: 1. Focus on Your Objective When staring at the blank page that will be your current resume, there are two things to consider: 1. Focus on Your Objective: 1. Focus on Your Objective What kind of work am I looking for and Who will likely be reading my resume PowerPoint Presentation: In the field of financial advisors, as with many other industries, there are more applicants than positions available. PowerPoint Presentation: Because of this, finance industry recruiters can only give resumes a few moments before having to move on. PowerPoint Presentation: Loading the first few lines with the most pertinent information that relates to the position you're applying for - PowerPoint Presentation: - and an indication that you are adequately qualified is the only way to reasonably expect anyone to read more of what has been submitted to them. 2. Language: 2. Language PowerPoint Presentation: In today's job marketplace, the usage of keywords and optimization of syntax is essential to apply and recognize in writing. 2. Language PowerPoint Presentation: When crafting your resume, keep in mind the brevity with which it will be read, and the key words one must look for to indicate that a candidate may be the one they have searched for. 2. Language 3. Content: 3. Content 3. Content: 3. Content If your resume has lasted more than a few moments, then chances are you've set it up correctly enough to have the reader want to digest the more pertinent information with a greater amount of concentration. 3. Content: 3. Content This is where your education, experience, background, references and skills come into play. 3. Content: 3. Content List a hierarchy from most accomplished to least. 3. Content: 3. Content This will differ from applicant to applicant, as some have more real-world experience, while others are still fresh from an educational setting. 4. Coherence: 4. Coherence 4. Coherence: 4. Coherence Resumes are the professional equivalent of a narrative about yourself as an employee in some capacity. 4. Coherence: 4. Coherence The information and the way it is presented paints a picture of the life you've lived professionally as well as providing an image of the type of employee you might be if hired. 4. Coherence: 4. Coherence Because of this, the way the information flows on the page can either aid or block important information. 5. Organization: 5. Organization 5. Organization: 5. Organization Almost as important as the content that is being submitted is how it is presented. 5. Organization: 5. Organization Giving your information adequate spacing is a good place to start. 5. Organization: 5. Organization As you organize your experience, education, and other acquired skills, white space and using a narrower margin than the standard 1" can make the reading a bit easier on the finance industry recruiter. 5. Organization: 5. Organization This will be good practice for anyone who intends to be a financial advisor as extensive written communication will be expected of them. If you are looking for a job in the finance industry, give the recruiters at Willis Consulting a call.: If you are looking for a job in the finance industry, give the recruiters at Willis Consulting a call. They not only have the 411 on the best jobs out there, they will also give you advice and guidance so you sail through your interview.: They not only have the 411 on the best jobs out there, they will also give you advice and guidance so you sail through your interview. PowerPoint Presentation: Visit the site @ www.willis-consulting.com Willis Consulting, Inc. Los Angeles Office: Corporate Headquarters 719 Yarmouth Road, Suite 203 Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274 310-373-7400 PST Scottsdale Office 15051 N Kierland Blvd, Suite 210 Scottsdale AZ 85254 480-361-9490 PST New York Office 244 5th Avenue, Suite 1855 New York NY 10001 212-726-2041 PST: Willis Consulting, Inc. Los Angeles Office: Corporate Headquarters 719 Yarmouth Road, Suite 203 Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274 310-373-7400 PST Scottsdale Office 15051 N Kierland Blvd, Suite 210 Scottsdale AZ 85254 480-361-9490 PST New York Office 244 5th Avenue, Suite 1855 New York NY 10001 212-726-2041 PST

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