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Create an Eye-Catching Résumé

Updated: Jan 14, 2021

Make a visually eye-catching résumé that stands out from the crowd.


Coming from a background where I worked with creatives whose portfolios spoke to the strength of their experiences, project managers do not have the same luxury of visually showing off our talents. That is why I recommend Novorésumé, a resume building app that is easy to use and leaves you with a resume that would make creatives jump out of their seats.

Demand over the next 10 years for project managers is growing faster than demand for workers in other occupations. Organizations, however, face risks from this talent gap.

With hundreds of applicants going after a project manager role, it is important to stand out not only in your experiences, but how it is visually displayed.


But Shouldn't My Experiences Speak for Itself?


When you look at a project manager's resume, you'll find similarities across most. Without looking at your resume, I will guess it contains some commonly used project management words:

  • Business Case

  • Change Management

  • Communication

  • Deadlines

  • KPIs

  • Milestones

  • Monitoring

  • Process Improvement

  • Project Life Cycle

  • Quality Control

  • Resource Allocation

  • Risk Management

  • Roadmap

  • Scheduling & Planning

  • Scope Management

  • Specifications

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Timeline

  • Vendors

No, I am not a psychic. However, I hope this simple examples showcases how similar we all are. In order to stand out from the rest and with only a page or two to explain why we would be the perfect fit for a role, I recommend investing time to make your resume visually stand out. Novorésumé offers various templates to suit your needs, live feedback to improve your content, and free cover letter and resume samples.


Whether you choose Novorésumé or another resume builder app, spend some time to care for your resume as if it were a living representation of how amazing you are as a project manager.

 

If you decide to give Novorésumé a try, the best part is it's free to create a basic/modern resume.

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