You've likely spent years playing sports, doing community service, earning good grades, or going above and beyond at school to line your bookshelves with trophies and your walls with awards. As a high schooler, your motivation may have been to help yourself get into college—as an adult, it's likely to impress prospective hiring managers. So, now that you've done the work to earn those extraordinary accolades, you may be wondering how best to make employers aware of them without seeming like a showoff. Lucky for you, we've got some tips! Including an Awards section in your resume is the best way to showcase your biggest achievements. Here's how to do it right:.
Honors and Awards Section on the resume
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Listing Awards on a Resume
In a competitive job market it is important to make your resume stand out. Employers often receive hundreds of applications for a single job opening and many look the same. Listing awards on a resume can be a way of making your resume shine. However, your resume should be as concise as possible which means that space is precious.