At the end of the day, no matter how good your resume is or how incredible your credentials and experience look on paper, what matters most is your ability to really sell yourself to the employer by demonstrating with solid evidence why you are a suitable candidate for the job. So I have put together a list of areas that you can focus on and highlight in your CV, covering letter and in the interview:
Your employment history
The employer wants to hear about how many years of experience you offer. What you did in those roles that are relevant to the job and being specific in explaining this.
Great, you have completed a course or tertiary qualification. Tell the employer about the units you studies, the results you achieved and what new skills you have gained from completing the course.
Improvements in percentages and numbers
Okay so you increased your performance targets. But what were those targets in numbers and what is the significance to the employer in reaching or exceeding those targets. What is the benchmark? Let’s get some figures mentioned.