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I just got an offer! How do I tailor my resume?

I just got an offer from a recruiter yesterday. She asked me to send my resume to her email since I want to have an internship to explore the different industries. The recruiter offered me free training in web development. Although, my resume has no experience related to the "web development" field. Should I pass my current resume (the only one I have) without tailoring it or should I tailor it to that field?

Thank you comment icon You did NOT get an offer. This recruiter is hunting for candidates to place into jobs or in your case, to enter a training program that is possibly owned by them or pay him commissions. Your resume is tailored to the job to which you apply. If you do not have the required skills, do not apply. Richard Davis

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Donna’s Answer

I have always tailored my reseume to the job I am applying for. The reason you do this is so you pass the HR Qaulifications. Of course, don't lie, but do make sure you have the relevant experience needed. You mentioned that this was an internship. With an internship, you don't always have to have the qualifications needed for the job, but it is good to have an understanding of what is needed. Let them know you have always wanted to do the job you are going to an internship for. If you have no qualifications, make sure to include a cover letter of why you would be a good fit for the job.

Donna recommends the following next steps:

Create a cover letter to go with your resume. Tailor that to fit the job you want to intern for.
Thank you comment icon Great advice, Donna! Shaina - Have you taken any courses in web development? How about attended any virtual workshops or read any journals about web development? If so, I would add that. If not, then that is a place you may want to start building your resume there for future opportunities. Chris Mamakos
Thank you comment icon I haven't done any web development courses yet but my learning mode is through actions or experiences. That is where I learn best because I get that exposure to that type of work and adapt quickly. Although, I will consider your suggestion, Sir Chris. Thank you so much! Shaina
Thank you comment icon Agreed great advice. Also, be sure that your skills/experience are action-oriented, focus on key accomplishments, and be sure you take the opportunity to sell yourself. Jason Price
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Tafadzwa’s Answer

I always change my CV a little to match the position I am applying for and highlighting the skills that are needed for the job that I currently possess. As you are using a recruiter they usually give you guidance on what to put on your CV.
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Umme habiba’s Answer

Yes, I suggest you modify before going further. I can give one example to explain why its required.

I am having two jobs one is Angular developer and another is React developer and I have saved my resume as umme_angular_dev.pdf
Now I got interview call for Reacts then I go modify my resume name and also highlighting keywords in resume.

so, we always modify our resume before applying any job based on keywords mentioned in job requirement.
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Jose’s Answer

If the recruiter is recruiting you for a position that you do not have the qualifications for, I would check to make sure they are legit. If they are, and this is a general beginner training on web dev, then it could be a good opportunity and start for you. However be sure this this is something you will be happy in the long run. Not just because a job pays well it be good for you forever. However too, if you're not sure what you want to do yet, then def give web dev a chance. It's a good field that could eventually lead you to other computer specialty should it not be the best fit for you.
Thank you comment icon The recruiter is actually starting a company so it's not yet well-known. Nevertheless, Thank you for your encouragement, Sir Rivera. :) Shaina
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