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How to Target Your Resume for a Specific Position

I’ve heard varying stats about how long an employer will initially glance at your resume before sorting it into a “yes” or “no” pile for further evaluation.  It seems as though anything from 7-30 seconds is the norm.  The important fact isn’t so much the number of seconds, but the fact that your resume can make or break a first impression.  For this reason, it’s imperative to tailor your resume.  How?

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5 Tips to Format Your Resume for Easy Reading

We’re all guilty of it.  You’re probably doing it right now – skimming this article for content that you think is important or relevant to you.  Employers do the same thing when reading your resume, so much so in fact that they only spend 15-20 seconds initially glancing at a resume.  Read up on these 5 tips to make sure your resume is best formatted to catch employers’ attention and encourage them to spend more time reading about your accomplishments.

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