8 Tips To Update Your Résumé & Secure Your Dream Job

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Nothing is more satisfying than a fresh start for the new year – especially when it involves making more coins! While it may seem almost impossible to get your dream job with such stiff competition, what if we told you that a new position is only an updated résumé away?


Yup, sis, we are definitely about getting bank this year!

Whether you are currently on a mission to get your dream job or looking for a change in position, updating your résumé can make all the difference in whether or not job recruiters immediately hire you or place you on the waiting list.

You might not know it, but many résumé experts suggest that you update your resume as often as once a week to keep track of your job position advancements, goals you've accomplished, and accolades achieved.

It may sound like a lot of work, but imagine if you never have to worry about missing an opportunity just because you feel rushed to make a new one or update it. Not to mention, if it means for an opportunity to make money moves, why not invest in the time?

To help you get the most out of your résumé this year, we enlisted the help of professional résumé writer, Caitlin Fisher, to offer eight tips to help upgrade your résumé for the new year and get you ready to secure that bag!

Start by Updating your Résumé Regularly


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You should update your résumé at least once a year, but ideally quarterly. Taking the time to add accomplishments while they're fresh in your mind is easier than when you end up needing an up-to-date résumé with a quick turnaround and you can't keep it all straight in your head.

For more information on résumé building and Caitlin Fisher, click here!

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