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Tips for a Compelling Resume

Everyone knows that a strong resume is critical to finding a new opportunity—especially in today’s competitive market. With that in mind, we’ve shared a few resources that should help you accurately convey your skills, talents and credentials as you continue to build your career.

Click here to see a few sample resume specifically geared towards sales reps:  https://www.livecareer.com/resumes/samples/representative/independent-sales-representative.

https://www.jobhero.com/resume-samples/independent-sales-consultant/

How to Post a Job Opening

The best way to do this is to be specific,  be clear and be direct. For suppliers looking for reps, make it a point to specify what skill sets, experience and connections you need from your perspective reps.

Are you looking for reps who sell the Top 100, or Big Box or Mom and Pop stores?  Make it clear. Is your product well established—or will it need some prospecting to help it along?  

Which areas of the country do you need representation in?  Also, what about experience levels?

The more specific you can be, the better your chances are of finding the reps that are best for you.

The following link from Monster.com gives an at-a-glance look at what you may want to communicate.  https://hiring.monster.com/hr/hr-best-practices/recruiting-hiring-advice/job-descriptions/sales-representative-job-description-sample.aspx

Improve your LinkedIn—Easy and important to do!

LinkedIn is important because it tells the world about you—and about how you perceive yourself.   Here are a few articles to help you tell your story your way.

http://time.com/money/5077954/linkedin-profile-tips-resume/

One more:  https://www.bizjournals.com/bizjournals/how-to/marketing/2018/03/why-your-linkedin-profile-matters-way-more-than.html

 

Good luck!

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