Time is money, as they say in the world of business. Employers, especially those running small businesses, are finding that increasing demands on their time are leaving them with less time to spend on the recruitment process. As a result, applications are often simply glanced at when an employer is making an initial “yes/no” judgement, sometimes for no more than 6 seconds.
So how can you make sure your resume makes it into that all-important “yes” pile and receives a thorough review?
It all comes down to looks. Employers are far more likely to favour resumes that are visually pleasing over those that are messy and difficult to read, regardless of the content.
To get your resume looking so good no employer could pass it up, follow these tips and hints:
Written by our resident resume queen, Christina Matthews. Book an appointment with any of our helpful advisors for assistance with a resume or job application, or sign up for Christina’s resume workshop.