Why it’s About Quality Rather than Quantity When it comes to Resume

Submission by Nick Anderson

Finding employment is one of the key issues we face today. Most professional sectors seem to be hugely saturated and competition is generally fierce. With thousands of applicants vying for the same job, and the resume being the first opportunity to make any kind of impression, it becomes all the more important to focus on making the resume effective. To make your resume stand out from the crowd, it is important to know what recruiters look for when they skim through hundreds of resumes, what they like to see, and what they really don’t like to see.

The first thing that most recruiters agree on is that the best resumes are those which are relevant to the job role. A resume is like a pitch that you make to sell yourself for the particular job role. It should therefore be very relevant to the skills, experience and qualifications required for the job. It should be simple, precise, and yet communicate all the right information. [Read more…]

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