These days, there are more than 118 resumes posted for every official job opening. Dozens of those are never seen because they didn’t get through the ATS. Dozens more are immediately rejected because of poor formatting or a lack of the right experience. Hiring Managers and HR Departments spend less and less time on each individual resume, so it’s important that yours makes the right impression. Related: 3 Steps To Create Your Own Career Development Plan Kelly Services spoke to recruiters all over the world to find out what makes the best candidates stick out, from resume submission all the way through the job application process. In addition to the infographic’s suggestions, there are many other paths to the top of the career mountain. Not every one of them is right for every person, company or industry, so try a few. We’ve left a few tools (aka links to helpful posts) along each path, so gear up and start your climb!
April 14, 2014