How to Get Your Resume Noticed
[Editor's Note: Getting your resume noticed has always been the challenge and goal of anyone searching for a new job. In today's employment climate the stakes are even higher. With job postings receiving hundreds and thousands of responses, getting yours seen is an even bigger hurdle to clear. Here are tips to get yours to rise to the top. - Paula G]
Here’s How to Get Your Resume Noticed
We often email resumes in response to a job posting or send our resume to a networking contact, recruiter, or hiring manager. That can be very effective, or it can be a waste of time and energy, depending on how well it is done and how good a fit the resume is for the opportunity.
Often people seem to assume that the person receiving the email has only one job posting open or will intuitively understand which job is being applied for.