How to Get Your Resume Noticed at First Glance

Most coaches and recruiters will tell you that they initially look at a resume for only 5-6 seconds, 15-20 if it’s really interesting. In any case, they’re not reading it in that timeframe – it’s just a first glance to see if it’s worth reading. That’s where recruiters decide whether to read further later on. […]

Need A Better Resume? You Bet!

Did you know that the average job opening has over 300 applicants competing for it? Even worse is 75% of those applicants will be eliminated from the candidate pool by an applicant resume tracking system that many larger companies use. That means that only 25% make it to the desk of hiring managers. But, wait, […]

6 Things That Shouldn’t Be In Your Resume

1) Objective Obviously your objective is to get hired for the position you’re applying for. A short Purpose Statement or personal summary of some of your top achievements and experiences will give the employer better insight into what you can offer them, rather than what you’re after. 2) Personal information Including personal information such as […]