If a resume is so important, why do you still have to fill out a job application to go along with it? All the information is already listed on the resume.
A resume is VERY IMPT.
The application is just a dry form to extract certain data for company info and records.
A resume is your chance to try to stand out and to sell yourself in your own way (not just fill in boxes) and only some of the info is duplicative and its a blank canvas for you to fill out ... not a form.
You need to understand or learn how to do a good resume and you should spend a lot of time on it to make it PERFECT ... no errors, no typos and everthing consistently done and explained.
Can be difference in getting the job or not.
I saw where you can now make a resume on a CD at a booth (similar to a photo booth) at one of our local shopping malls.
A Resume is your work history. - Job application is your request for employment where you give all your information to be used in case you get the job, like ssn, birthdate, address, phone # in case they want to call you and even your drivers licence.
I hope you see te difference and get the call .
Resume can or cannot be read completely but a job application is the first interaction with the employer before opening your Resume.
Sample Resume Objectives
The purpose of the resume is to get the interview. After reading it, employers should want to get to know you better. Your resume is your friend, if properly prepared. If not, it could be just the thing that loses your opportunity. Use it to your advantage. You have complete control over whatever employer knows about you. Never falsify information, but emphasize the good, and de-emphasize the bad. Make sure your lasting impression is a profound and positive one.
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