Would Your Resume Pass A Hiring Manager’s First Scan?

iStock_000005359781SmallIt is well known throughout the job market that hiring managers spend little time giving resumes a once-over to weed out who makes the cut and who doesn’t. This is why it is so important to have a polished, professional resume that clearly conveys what you have to offer and attracts positive attention. It is not enough anymore to submit the same resume for every position. The more you can tailor it to the opening, the better off you will be. In addition, you must also hit on key points that hiring managers are looking for as they do a preliminary scan.

 

Here are a few things that hiring managers are looking for:

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5 Non-Negotiables for Your Resume

Powerful word for winning a resume

Earlier in the year, the Grammar Chic team blogged about six elements that need to be removed from your resume right now. Today, we’re going to take the opposite approach, and list a few things that you should never, ever, under anycircumstance take off your resume.

Let’s be clear: Your resume should be a fluid thing. You should revise it routinely, and you should amend it to reflect the specifics of whatever job you’re currently applying for. Even as your resume goes through changes, though, certain parts of it should remain consistent—including each of the following:

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