According to a CareerBuilder study, 36% of hiring managers will simply toss resumes that do not seem personalized for the role. What’s more, it takes a hiring manager or recruiter an average of six to seven seconds to decide whether your resume should stay in the “keep” pile or be thrown out
Over the past few years, “culture” has been a hot topic in the corporate world, defining what the company culture is and employees deciding what kind of company culture they want. When job hunting, prospects no longer only look at salary - though this is still very important; now, people want a good cultural fit to ensure success and happiness in the workplace.
Frustrated with the job hunt? Your resume may not be getting through to HR. Read our post with three reasons your resume isn't getting seen and how to fix this problem.
The night before my interview, I reviewed _____ and _____ about the job, _____ at _____ , that I’m applying for. I also looked up a few important facts about the company: their _____, recent _____, and important______. I slept _____ hours, but this was/was not enough. On my way out the door, I almost forgot my ______!
Resumes suck to write. I know. The software that most companies use to filter them is ultra-shaky and might not be able to read information presented in a creative format. Blarge (you may need an urban dictionary for this one)!