“Getting a job is a job” is a phrase that is used a lot in the job market, while it might not be the catchiest statement, it is certainly true.
For every job application you fill, there are other candidates seeking to get the same role so how do you ensure your resume stands out.
In this blog, I will be sharing helpful tools you can use to grade your resume and improve its quality before you start that job application.
As stated here (Good Resume Tips), your resume is either scanned electronically by the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) or manually by a person. The ATS scans keywords usage and compares how your resume matches the job description.
For Resume Editing the following tools are of immense importance:
Textalyser can analyze a job description on a document or webpage to determine the commonly used words. This will give you a cue of the top keywords which you can input on your resume to reflect how your skills qualify you for that position.
Grammarly is highly recommended for all writing needs, it is an online spelling & grammar checking, plagiarism detection platform. To make life easy, there is an extension for Google Chrome browser.
Action verbs resonate better when listing achievements on a resume. This website has compiled the most effective and common keyword from A-Z applicable to various industries.
For Resume Reviews:
RezScore grades your resume and gives it a score. Simply upload your resume and it would grade and show how your skills match up.
Resumeworded provides expert feedback on your resume in 30 seconds with AI-powered resume review technology. An additional benefit of this platform is LinkedIn review and optimization.
VMock is a smart career assessment platform that scans your resume, identifies important elements on your profile, and helps you optimize your skills and provides detailed feedback on your presentation so that your resume looks right and beats the application review hurdle of the ATS or recruiter.
JobScan compares your resume with the job description of the role you are applying for. This is to see how the keywords on your resume match that of the job description.
Make use of any of the platforms that are applicable to your needs and all the best in your job search