Old Resume

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Eric's resume Case Study


9 years

Previous Job


In a nutshell

Wasn't sure what he wanted, needed affordable fix.

The challenge

Eric has struggled to find work for quite a while. He's intelligent, but on paper was never the perfect fit for any employer looking at his old resume. And, he wasn't ready to spend a lot of money on something that already felt "good enough."

How Jacob, a TopResume writer, helped Eric

Eric used the kitchen-sink approach to resume writing and threw everything he might want to do into one page. This is a problem for a number of reasons, even if everything he talks about is right. First, we wove all his objectives together to help them relate to each other, in a narrative that made sense. Second, we replaced vague skills like "interpersonal communications" with specific assets like "complex calendar management." In Eric's situation, specific reads much better to both the human eye and sorting algorithms (computer programs that let hiring managers find people with certain skillsets).

We also spent some time with the presentation. A great confident story needs a look to match, so we went with a more professional look than his unformatted resume. Overall, I was happy we could get so much done with just the Professional Growth package!

In his own words

I bought TopResume's resume review and have been recommending it to all of my friends. Applying for jobs online is like fishing - you're only going to catch something if you have good bait. TopResume gives you that bait... Worth every penny.

Package details

Eric bought the Professional Growth package. This package includes the essentials to get your resume past all human and technical filters:

  • Professionally-written - By experts that know your industry.
  • Formatted for success - Formatting that will get an Employer's attention.
  • Keyword optimized - Your resume will be optimized to pass through Applicant Tracking Systems.

What customers say about us

I was hesitant to pay for these services, but my resume needed some serious help. It wasn't a week after I received my updated resume, and I was offered a position. The staff was extremely helpful and responsive-- they were thorough in asking what I wanted and the goals I was hoping to achieve. 10/10-- would recommend to anyone.
TopResume is rated a 4.5 out of 5, with over 500 reviews.
TopResume's price was more than reasonable, the turnaround time was rapid, the service was exemplary, and the product was top-notch. I don't have any concerns about recommending TopResume to anyone, regardless of where you're at in your career.
TopResume is rated a 4.3 out of 5, with over 2,700 reviews.
Excellent service. My writer was able to take a jumbled mess that eventually became 6 un-edited pages of job duties and responsibilities and turned it into a two-page concise document that represents me in a professional manner.
TopResume is rated a 8.3 out of 10, with over 4,300 reviews.

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