You’re not sure if your resume will ever make it past the robots—also known as the applicant tracking system (ATS)—that many organizations use to screen applicants. It’s easy to appeal to a human, but what on earth can you say to a machine?
Whether you call it a “profile” or a “summary” (the terms are synonymous), this section at the top of your resume where you briefly highlight your skills, experiences, and accomplishments, can make good use of prime real estate.
This crash course in the evolving “rules” of crafting resumes will instill a new confidence in your ability to discern the new from the old and, of course, avoid the most off-putting resume mistakes.
A generic, one-size-fits-all resume just doesn’t cut it, especially in a sea of hundreds (or thousands) of applications.
While writing a resume is challenging for anyone, it can be especially difficult if you’re trying to land an executive-level position.
If you’re updating your resume, focus on accomplishments instead of duties. Here’s how.
How can you market years of experience in one resume without publishing a novel?
Yes, you should always list your accomplishments. But how do you demonstrate your other attributes to a potential employer?
Successful resumes often follow a certain formula…or in this case a recipe.
Employers view your job application as an example of the quality of your work, like an audition for the job. To ensure you stand out, here are a few tips to keep in mind.