Posts Tagged ‘job seeker’

From Trash to Treasure: How to Get Recruiters to Actually Read Your Resume

The most important advice I can give to jobseekers is to use keywords from the job description on their resume. This seems like a no-brainer, but many people use the same resume for every job that they apply for, even though every company and position is different. Not only does this show laziness on the candidate’s part, but it also shows their lack of qualification. Recruiters don’t have time to waste; make it easy for them to see upfront that you are clearly qualified.

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Employer Reconnaissance

Many recruiters already know what tools to use to research prospective candidates for jobs, such as social media sites and a simple Google search, but what about researching the actual companies you are representing to learn more about them?

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