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Does Your Resume Pass the “Quick Scan” Test?

  First thing to know is employers easily receive 80-100+ applicants for any given job ad.  I say this not to scare you, it’s simply to help you understand that there is a good amount of competition and why you need to do your best to stand out right off the bat with your cover letter and resume. What almost all (smart) employers will do with the resumes they receive is take a quick 10-30 second scan of the whole resume first to get an overall impression without investing much time in each initially. When I’ve been on hiring committees, Read More