One of the most time-consuming activities job seekers face is modifying resumes for different jobs. But what if you could quickly and easily create tailored resumes for each job posting? There is an easier way!
Employers usually make a split-second decision about whether to contact you when they first see your resume. Which makes it essential to create a resume that makes a great first impression.
For advice on how to write a resume that does exactly that, read these great tips we collected from 15 of today’s top career experts!
You spend a lot of time on your resume. And yet that resume is hardly ever seen by human eyes. Today, most companies use an Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to handle the volume of resumes they receive. That ATS, simply put, decides which resumes get passed on to the hiring manager or recruiter – and which do not.
Here, we present five simple tips you should absolutely use to beat the ATS!
Shortly after we published “These 12 Statements Take Your Resume from Generic to Great” the news featured three stories exhorting candidates to focus on their resume accomplishments rather than responsibilities. We’re thrilled for this trend, because as our friends at Jobscan said then: “What is one of the best pieces of resume writing advice you’ll ever get? Frame your experience in the form of accomplishment statements, rather than responsibilities. This best practice shows hiring managers the specific things you did and how well, rather than a list of things that anyone else would have done in the same roles.” When taking your