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Posted At: 3/17/2020 4:33 AM
How to Name Your Resume and Cover Letter
To be successful, you have to prepare immediately, even the first step, when you Name Your Resume and Cover Letter. This post will answer for question "How to Name Your Resume and Cover Letter?"
Updated March 10, 2020
When you are applying for jobs, it's important to give your resume a title that makes it clear that the resume is yours, not just that of any random candidate.
It is particularly important when you send employers your resume and cover letter as attachments (either via email or through an online job application system). When the employer opens your document, he or she will see what you have named your document. You, therefore, want the title to be professional, and to state who you are clearly.
Read below for more advice on what to name your resume file and other job application documents, as well as what not to name them. Also, read below for advice on how to save your documents.
1. Avoid Generic Titles
Don't email or upload your resume with the name resume.doc, unless you want a harried human resources associate to save over your file with someone else’s. With a generic file name, there will be no way to distinguish it from all the other resumes with the same name.
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