3 Tips for Making Your Translator Resume Stand Out

3 Tips for Making Your Translator Resume Stand Out

Today’s job market is very competitive. If you are looking for a new job or trying to get your foot in the door in translation, you will want to do everything you can to make yourself stand out from other applicants. One of the best ways to stand out is to make certain your resume will get noticed.

Though everyone has their own opinion on how a resume should be written, there are some basic tips you can use to make sure your resume gets noticed.

One of the most important things you can do with your resume is to keep it up-to-date. Remembering to keep your resume updated with continuing education, volunteer work and experience can ensure you have a resume ready whenever you need it.

Next you will want to make sure that you update your resume style to reflect what companies today want to see. A traditional resume is typically not what a company is looking for. Plus it is not always in your best interest to use a chronological resume. You may want to consider a using a functional resume where you highlight experiences and skills.

Lastly, utilizing a career summary at the top of your resume can truly make certain that your resume stands out and is easy to read. Those narrowing down the pile of resumes for a translator job opening may only peruse your resume for important skills, education, and experience to decide whether they want to read it in detail. Having a career summary can ensure you get the important information at the top of your resume.

Using these tips can help make your resume up-to-date and easy to read. Having a great resume can be the difference between getting that next translator job and having to continue your search.

-By Adriana Tassini

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