Best Practices When Applying

Research the company before applying. This will help you determine if you're a good fit for the position plus prepare you for the interview.

If you don't have prior experience in certain fields of work or in general, it may be best to apply to level entry positions.

A lot of companies use resume tracking software now that scan and score resumes based on certain keywords that they put in place, so you'll want your resume to match some of the terminology used in their job title and job description.

Keep in mind that major brand companies like Apple, Amazon, United Health, etc hire both nationally & globally. This means there will be way more competition for you, so make sure your resume and cover letter really stands out and speaks to what they're looking for.

Submitting a PDF version of your resume & cover letter also helps as this will maintain their format/layout. It's pretty much a lost cause if the company receives a distorted format of those documents.

So, if you need supportive info and/or help with creating, writing or formatting your resume and cover letter...

Either of these websites can help: