So you’re going to be applying for a senior level position in the supply and logistics chain discipline – this means that you’ll want to make sure that your resume stands out from the competition. The following are a few tips that will help with improving your resume in order to ensure that you have the best odds of being called in for an interview:
- Provide a Clear Job Target – Avoid trying to write a generic resume that covers as much as possible. Instead, write with a specific target audience in mind. Your resume needs to speak directly to the hiring decision makers so that they can connect you to the position you are applying for.
- Include Value Proposition – You need to convince the hiring manager of the value that you will bring to his or her company. Not only do you do this by listing your skills and experience, but by giving specific examples to back up what you are saying.
- Include Personal Branding – Think of yourself as a product or service that you are trying to sell to the hiring decision makers. This means making sure that you include your personal attributes, your personal passions, your strengths and your value proposition in a way that will resonate with the reader.
- Include Your Career Success Stories – Pick a success story that will help convince hiring decision makers of your value and how you can improve their organization. The success story should include the original challenge, the action you took and the results that were achieved due to your actions.
- Don’t Define Yourself With Your Former Job Title – Your resume should be based on your skills and experience, don’t put yourself into a box by relating yourself to whatever your former title was.
Contact us at Optimum Supply Chain Recruiters for additional advice on improving your resume.