The following tips and suggestions will put you on the fast track to professional success.
- Use a font size of 10 to 14 points. Use non-decorative typefaces.
- Use action verbs to describe your experience;
(e.g., "created," "developed," "increased," "solved").
- Include relevant auto experience, types of cars worked on and efficiency in diagnosing and solving problems.
- Minimize jargon and abbreviations and be concise.
- Highlight certifications such as ASE and include training
Ace the Job Interview
- Prepare and practice answering questions that could be asked. Respond with specific examples of things you have done.
- Dress appropriately and be on time for your interview.
- Use proper English-avoid slang.
- Use body language to show interest-use eye contact and don't slouch.
- Prepare and ask questions about the dealership or shop to show interest in learning more about what makes this job unique.
- Immediately after your interview, follow up with a phone call or email thanking the interviewer and express and interest in the job you interviewed for
- One-two weeks after the interview, call or e-mail inquring about the status of the job opening.