Translator Resume Tips
Whether you are looking to land your first job in translation or hoping to find a more challenging or lucrative job in your field, it is vital to have a resume that gets attention and makes you stand out. Having a resume that not only highlights your current position but the education and experience that you have acquired is important in the preparation of your resume.
Your resume is the first opportunity for a potential employer to see you and your qualification. As a translator professional, especially starting out in the field, you will want to highlight the skills you have not solely work history on your resume. Having a resume that highlights your skills can be the difference between landing an interview and being put to the side with the other candidates.
Translation is a tough field and you will need to do whatever you can to set yourself apart from the group and focusing on your skills rather than your job history is definitely a way to do that. Of course, your job history is important and must be included. However, a resume that is different and highlights the skills that that you can bring to the table will set you out in front of other translator applicants. This is the best way to ensure that you land an interview and maybe even be offered that next translator job.
-By Adriana Tassini
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