With one in every four HR managers receiving 50 resumes per job listing and one in every 10 receiving 100, it can be hard to stand out. In this infographic, TopCounselingSchools.org gives advice on how to make a resume stand out against the crowd.
Grabbing a prospective employer’s attention is not just about having relevant job experience and specific accomplishments. Great resumes should also be tailored to the position being applied for.
Every resume is a one-of-a-kind marketing communication that should do exactly what you want it to do. There are many ways to make this happen. Keywords are vital to a well-constructed resume. Those who review applicants often glance over a resume, catching onto important words such as “leadership,” “team building,” and “problem-solving.” Whether it’s by keeping it short and summarized, employing the use of keywords, or getting a friend to proofread, each step is important to constructing a great resume.
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