Hired Resume Service specializes in writing customized resumes. Initially, we ask that you choose a specific
title, industry, or focus for your resume. We design your resume, cover letter, and Linkedin profile toward your
specific career goals.
However, often our clients are interested in pursuing multiple titles or positions and have questions about how
to edit their resumes to match different job descriptions. Normally, this does not require rewriting the entire
resume but changing / editing the title, summary, and the keyword section of the resume to match the position
you are applying for.
Outlined below, you will find step-by-step instructions and examples on how to edit and customize your resume for
First, make sure you qualify for the position. Read the required qualifications carefully to make sure you
meet all, or most of the criteria.
Change the title of the position on your resume to match the job title on the job posting.
Read the overview of the position description. You may want to add or emphasize some of the main skills
listed in the overview and tweak your summary.
Locate the main keywords used throughout the job description (usually listed under the summary of
qualifications) and jot these down to add later.
Once you have completed the above steps, you may edit your resume by incorporating the necessary changes.
Following is an example. The top portion of this resume has changed to match two different positions while the
professional experience section remains the same.