Being a busy transcription business, we often receive around ten job enquiry emails per day either requesting information or submitting resumes for transcription work. Whilst this can be quite time consuming to review each email and resume, the process is often shortened by the occasional email that I don’t even waste my time reviewing. I have been shocked over the years at people’s lack of consideration and social etiquette with something as serious as asking for your employment.
The following can deter me from even considering an application:
I sought some advice from a professional resume writer, Kirsty Stewart
Tips for writing a great resume and cover letter:
Poor Resume Example:
Good Resume Example:
Better Resume Example:
Finally, always proofread your documents. If you can’t afford to hire a proof reader it is well worth your time to have someone you know to have a look at your resume for any mistakes. A great tip for spotting mistakes is to read your resume and cover letter out loud.