How to Customize Your Resume (Without Making Yourself Crazy), with Louise Kursmark

Job seekers who customize their resume for each individual job application have a huge advantage over those who rely on using a single generic resume. It takes less time than you might think to customize your resume and it’s not at all complicated. Our guest this week on the Find Your Dream Job podcast, Louise Kursmark, says that you have to be a great candidate on paper before you can be a great candidate in person. By using simple methods that include a yellow highlighter and a printer, you can customize your resume to make it stand out in the onslaught of resumes an employer receives for every job posting. About Our Guest: Louise Kursmark ( is a 6-time “Best Resume” award winner and the first person worldwide to win the prestigious Master Resume Writer credential. While Louise feels strongly about customizing your resume for every application, she is also adamant about the need to network. Louise is a prolific author with more than 20 books published, including her latest, “Modernize Your Resume” and “Modernize Your Job Search Letters.” ( Resources in This Episode: Read all about the latest trends in resume writing and career management in Louise Kursmark’s newest books, “Modernize Your Resume” and “Modernize Your Job Search Letters.” ( Visit Louise’s website to learn more about how to tell your story, both for your next job, and your future:  You can avoid making the resume pitfalls we consistently see jobseekers make with my resource: Don't Make These 8 Killer Resume Mistakes. In this guide, I’ll show you how to avoid the most common errors and get employers to take a second look at your resume. Download it today at We want to hear from you! Please share your feedback about our show in a short listener survey and you’ll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card. Visit and complete by November 20, 2018.

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