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From Mediocre to Must-Interview: A 7-Step Resume Makeover

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Statistically speaking, most resumes – no matter how good we think they are – suck. Within the first 6 seconds of review, at least 60% of resumes are thrown away by hiring systems or recruiters.

Changing your resume from a “1 in 500” – and being seen as just another also-ran – to the “1 in 10” that got the interview, can be accomplished with relatively little effort. Here are the steps to build a truly great resume – and their theoretical impact (from the recruiter perspective) on how a resume moves through the decision-making process:   

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