58% Of Recruiters Said They Would Dismiss a Resume With Typos*
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Enter a job title or paste a job description to see what skills, keywords and certifications to put on your resume. Adding skills and keywords from the job description helps show you're a good fit. It can also help you get past the screening software.
Many employers will reject a resume with even one typo, so you'll want to make sure yours is error-free. Typos include any errors in words, numbers and extra spaces.
This is your chance to grab an employer's attention and quickly show why you are right for the job. A summary is an overview of your top skills and accomplishments.
The strongest resumes use specifics to highlight achievements. Impress employers by showing what you have achieved. e.g., 'Managed over 50 customer calls per day or 'Increased sales by 10 percent.'
It's best to avoid using personal pronouns, like 'I,' 'he,' 'she' or 'they,' and filler words like 'a,' 'an' and 'the.' It makes your writing sound more professional.
The formatting of your resume is the first thing an employer notices. You can make a great first impression with a professional-looking resume.
Employers spend about six seconds reviewing your resume. You want to include enough information without overwhelming the reader. Aim for it to be about 1,100 characters.
Clear Contact Info
If an employer wants to contact you, make it easy for them. Clear contact information includes at least two ways for an employer to reach you.
Your resume is what gets you in the door. Make sure you give employers everything they need to make a decision. Complete resumes include contact information, summary, work history and skills.