Six tips to get out of the unemployment rut
3. Rejuvenate your resume
Take a fresh look at your resume; does it need sprucing? Many companies want to see more than just the basic facts. Hiring managers are interested in the progression of your experience, skills and responsibility, and how you contributed directly to your employer's, or former employer's, success.
Make sure your document includes enough substance to explain the strategies and tactics you were responsible for, but also the intangibles where you made a difference. It doesn't have to be overly long or detailed, but back up any success claims with real facts and examples.