How to stand out from the crowd

How to stand out from the crowd: _ Polish your resume. Focus on skills and accomplishments, not a list of responsibilities at each job. _ Use your network. A personal referral can be very helpful, especially if it’s from someone who knows your work. _ Target your search. If you apply for too many different positions with one organization, you’ll look like you don’t know what you want. _Source: Mercury News ___ ‘copy 2003, San Jose Mercury News (San Jose, Calif.). Visit Mercury Center, the World Wide Web site of the Mercury News, at Distributed by Knight Ridder/Tribune Information Services.