How to Decode a Job Posting

If you’re looking for work, offers some helpful advice about tailoring your résumé for each opening you pursue.  Jerome Young, founder of, said there are three basic but essential ways to use information from job postings to your advantage.  First, make sure that your summary statement and areas of expertise are in line with the job title and that the words in the job title appear prominently throughout your résumé.  Second, your experience and accomplishments should clearly speak to the first three bullet points in the job posting’s responsibilities section.  And third, pay special attention to the first three bullet points in the qualifications section.  If you meet those qualifications, say so in your summary statement at the top of your résumé.

If you have been hired recently, what advice helped you the most in crafting a winning résumé?

Comments are closed.
Share This