Please check out this fantastic article by Upjourney with our president, Matt Warzel, as a contributor – What Employers Look For in a Resume (20+ Things)
I was fortunate enough to be featured in this fantastic article by Upjourney: 𝗪𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗘𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗼𝘆𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝗟𝗼𝗼𝗸 𝗙𝗼𝗿 𝗶𝗻 𝗮 𝗥𝗲𝘀𝘂𝗺𝗲 (𝟮𝟬+ 𝗧𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀)
The first thing that employers look for when searching for potential candidates is a well-written resume. That is why you, as a job seeker, need to ensure that your document speaks volumes about you and your skills.
But then again, what would capture the attention of the recruiters and hiring managers? What would help you get on the top of their list?
Here are the things employers look for in a resume.
🙅My take (a summary of the main sections):
👉 Ensure it has optimized keywords, quantifiable content, and well-formatted
👉 Ensure you set the tone with what you want and what you offer
👉 Do not write your experience as task-based
👉 Identify your relevance in terms of value to a prospective employer
👉 Make sure to incorporate key buzzwords/skills that you offer
👉 Your summary should be 3-5 sentences (written in one paragraph)
👉 Make sure you follow the rules of a tightly written résumé
👉 Ensure that the experience section demonstrates your value
👉 Stick to the traditional format
👉 Add a little color without overdoing it
What are your thoughts on how the resume should look and say?
Chime in over here and join the conversation.
Read the article: https://upjourney.com/what-employers-look-for-in-a-resume
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