How to Create a Powerful Sales Resume

No single approach to resume writing is fitting for all industries. A decision maker for a financial position is looking for vastly different content than what is being sought for a marketing, legal, or sales opportunity. Platinum Resumes specializes in that latter category, as sales professionals often seek better compensation and are highly competitive--making a professionally written resume a vital tool for success. Here a few tips we employ and suggest when creating a sales resume:   1) Numbers are key! An employer wants to know in quantitative form what you have done for other companies. Dollar amounts sold, percentage of quotas, percentage change year to year, the performance of teams you have led, the specific success of a campaign, etc. Remember also to include ways you have SAVED the company money or resources as these can also be powerful figures. When you have worked with a smaller company within an industry of large players, [...]