How Do You Write a Great Resume

In today’s tough job market, there are usually more than 100 applicants for every position.  In addition, studies have shown that recruiters and hiring managers only have about 6 seconds to review and accept or reject a resume.

So, how do you make sure that your resume catches the attention and rises to the top of the pile instead of getting lost in the shuffle?

A great resume is a marketing communication that promotes you in a unique way.  This infographic from TopCounselingSchools.org lists the top tips for turning your resume from good to great:
  • Add keywords that match the job posting
  • Use summarized bullet points and not full sentences
  • Show your confidence by identifying your key accomplishments
  • Avoid common resume mistakes

Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Graphs.net.

 

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