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6 Recruiter Tips To Getting Your Resume Seen And Landing An Interview

Now that your career competition isn't just in your city, but could be anywhere in the country now that working from home is the norm, you want to do everything you can to make sure you stand out to recruiters. This article from Forbes can help you do just that.

"According to the career website, Ladders, recruiters spend only 7.4 seconds reviewing a resume. Meaning, you as a job seeker have less than 8 seconds to make an impression on them. Most job seekers want to share everything about themselves in their resume, therefore, their resume becomes cluttered and overwhelming for the recruiter. Moreover, the resume lacks a clear purpose making the recruiter confused about how a candidate’s skills will translate to the role in which they’re applying.

"The career site discovered the resumes where recruiters spent the most time and focus had

  • an overview or mission statement at the top of the first page
  • a clear flow with title headers and marked sections supported by bulleted lists of accomplishments
  • relevant keywords presented in context throughout the resume

"Here are six recruiter tips you can implement right away to get your resume seen and land a job."

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