The modern-day résumé has changed, and if you’re still using the updated version of the one from your college career center, or even the one you had professionally done 20 years ago… well, let’s just say you’re hurting your chances. If your search has an apply to job postings component, that résumé will do nothing for you.
Our research tells us the most important thing résumé readers want to see in a résumé is accomplishments with metrics. The reader wants to know your business impact from the role you had with a company. Successful candidates are providing that information.
Most people who work with our strategists need a great deal of help in this area.
Listen to this excerpt from The 5 Most Critical Steps to Getting Interviews in 2018, a session of ExecuNet Master Class led by Don Weintraub, head of ExecuNet’s Career Strategists Group, to hear Don talk about what recruiters want to see in a résumé these days.
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