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A building site is like a microcosm. Only the selected few have the skills to navigate it. And you’re one of them. Working as a contractor, you have extensive knowledge of planning building projects, choosing equipment, overseeing legal compliance, and establishing budgets.
However, the competition is fierce. To get new jobs, you need to convince prospective clients and business partners that you know the drill. The name of your company on your truck is not enough.
That’s why you need a professional contractor resume.
This guide will show you:
A contractor resume example better than 9 out of 10 other resumes.
How to write a contractor resume that will land you more interviews.
Tips and examples of how to put skills and achievements on a contractor resume.
How to describe your experience on a resume for a contractor to get any job you want.
Tom Gerencer is a career expert and Certified Professional Resume Writer who has published over 200 in-depth articles on Zety. Since 2016, he has been sharing advice on all things recruitment from writing winning resumes and cover letters to getting a promotion.
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