Do this on your resume, don’t do that.
Do that on your cover letter, don’t do this.
With all the best (and sometimes worst) practices out there, it can be hard to determine just what the heck to do with your key marketing collateral, i.e., your resume and cover letter, for your job hunt.
My approach to keeping sane? Pragmatism.
If you aren’t crinkling the foreheads of your readers, you’re halfway there, not it’s just a matter of matching with the open requisition’s requirements.
My next secret sauce ingredient?
Following important recruiters, hiring managers, and the respective hiring trends.
After all, they’re doing the hiring, so it’s kind of important to learn what turns them on and what’s a pet peeve.
The below quote is what I learned on the most recent webinar with an executive hiring manager from Amazon.
What other important job-hunting insights can you think of? Comment here and join the discussion!
Also, check this link for a list of resume writer pet peeves!
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