Please check out this fantastic article by with our president, Matt Warzel, as a contributor – 𝟼 πšƒπš‘πš’πš—πšπšœ π™΄πš–πš™πš•πš˜πš’πšŽπš›πšœ π™»πš˜πš˜πš” πšπš˜πš› πš’πš— πšπšŽπšœπšžπš–πšŽπšœ

I was fortunate enough to be featured in a Bestcolleges article about the 𝟼 πšƒπš‘πš’πš—πšπšœ π™΄πš–πš™πš•πš˜πš’πšŽπš›πšœ π™»πš˜πš˜πš” πšπš˜πš› πš’πš— πšπšŽπšœπšžπš–πšŽπšœ

From the article:

When looking for a job, capturing the initial interest of a potential employer can be challenging. The average recruiter spends about seven seconds scanning a resume, according to eye-tracking research. This means your resume needs to sell your skills in a very limited time window.

Many people assume a resume is meant to get you a job, but in reality, it’s only meant to get you in the door. Your resume should represent your skills, experience, and responsibilities to land that initial interview. Continue reading to learn what needs to be on a resume and what mistakes you should avoid.

My take?

Include a brief summary. Even if an employer uses an ATS, at some point your resume will be read by a real person. When that happens, you’ll want to capture their interest as soon as possible. A summary at the top of your resume can encourage a potential employer to read on.

The summary should be made up of three to five sentences written in one paragraph that captures the best of what you have to offer an employer. I recommend including an overview statement, results you can accomplish for the company, and your unique skill set or experience.

Check out the article link below! πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡πŸ‘‡

6 Things Employers Look for in Resumes

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