12 Ways to Ensure That Your Resume Gets Read
The average corporate job opening attracts 250 resumes, according to the employment website Glassdoor. With that kind of volume, it’s little wonder that most resumes get looked at for seven (7) seconds or less.
If you think it's time to change your job, be sure to learn to increase the odds that a hiring manager will pay attention to your resume long enough to appreciate what you have to offer.
Fortunately, there are many things you can do to make sure your resume gets read. Study these suggestions before you reply to another job listing.
Tips for Editing Your Resume
You can make your resume stand out from the crowd. Review it carefully before you start your job search and update it at least twice a year or after any major achievement.
Use these strategies:
Tips for Making Sure Your Resume Gets Read
Keep in mind that your resume is just one ingredient in a successful job search. You need to maximize the rest of your strategy too.
Try these techniques:
Even if you're a star performer, you will need to know how to make your resume stand out. Learning about what employers want to see in a resume and making it easier for them to recognize your value will help you to land more interviews and job offers.
Mandy Fard is a Certified Professional Resume Writer (CPRW, CMRW) and Recruiter with decades of experience in assisting job seekers, working directly with employers in multiple industries, and writing proven-effective resumes.