How Recruiters Read Your Resume

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How to Get Your Resume Noticed by Employers in 5 Seconds Guaranteed

Join career expert and award-winning author Andrew LaCivita as he teaches you how to get your resume noticed in 5 seconds guaranteed! -------------------- MORE FREE RESUME COACHING! -------------------- FREE RESUME WEBINAR: 3 Secrets to Get Your Resume Noticed: Keys to Put Your Resume on Top of the Pile: http://bit.ly/getresumenoticedwebinar FREE RESUME TEMPLATE DOWNLOADS WITH INSTRUCTIONS PROFESSIONAL FORMAT: http://bit.ly/ultimateresumetemplate COLLEGIATE FORMAT: http://bit.ly/ultimatecollegiateresumetemplate NEED MORE FREE RESUME HELP? You can binge watch my resume playlist here: http://bit.ly/resumetipsplaylist -------------------- MY RECOMMENDATION FOR YOUR RESUME TO BEAT THE ATS -------------------- After you prepare your resume, head to JOBSCAN with this link: https://www.jobscan.co/andrew-lacivita -------------------- JOIN MY JOB SEARCH BOOT CAMP -------------------- Want the most advanced and effective job searching program created? Check out my Job Search Boot Camp to find your dream job fast! 5 sessions, lifetime access, live event (plus recordings), ongoing coaching and so much more: - Start in the right place (your headline/pitch, your why, your needs, your questions for the employers) - Create marketing material that wows (resume, cover letters, LinkedIn Profile) - Run the perfect job hunt (most advanced job search strategies) - Interview to win the job (ace any type of interview and learn advanced selling techniques) - Negotiate like a pro (learn the nuances, psychology and steps to get paid what you deserve) Learn more and ENROLL HERE: https://www.milewalkacademy.com/p/andrew-lacivita-job-search-boot-camp -------------------- CONNECT WITH ANDREW -------------------- Join Andrew's email list: http://milewalk.com/mwblog Get Andrew's books and training: https://www.milewalkacademy.com YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/andylacivita Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andrewlacivita Twitter: https://twitter.com/arlacivita LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewlacivita Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/andrewlacivita iTunes free podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/tips-for-work-life-andrew/id1120387046 -------------------- SUMMARY -------------------- How long? 6 Seconds!? Don’t believe me? I’m sharing my personal experience (more on this in a minute), but a number of job sites such as The Ladders (check out their eye-tracking story on how recruiters review resumes) indicate their survey says employers review your resume in six seconds. Ouch. How do you review the resume? Click. Open. Big Thunderbolt Mac Screen! Eye-Glance 1: Name please! My eyes go right for the top center. I want to see your name. Just your name and geography. Eye-Glance 2: Then I look at the entire top half of the first of page of your resume—all at once. Eye-Glance 3: Then I scramble down the left column of the first page. I’m looking for the companies you worked for. I’m much more interested in which companies you worked for than the positions you held. Eye-Glance 4: Then I look at the entire second page all at once. This entire eye-glancing escapade takes me no longer than six seconds. How do you decide to keep reviewing the resume? Now, I need to decide whether to delete the resume or whether to review it. I stress the word review because anyone who has time to read your entire resume has too much time on his or her hands. Want to know what I’m looking for? What’s the 5-second magic pill?! Why did you open this post? It was one of two reasons. You either know and love me and thought omigawd, Andy has another amazing post and I just have to watch (listen or read). Otherwise, you had no clue who I was, but saw the headline telling you some dude promises you resume glory in five seconds. I’m guessing the latter. Regardless of your reason, you need to interrupt the recruiter’s mind-numbing review process by giving her something she’ll love—right away. It’ll be your analogous “headline.” She wants to know you’ll bring value to her organization. The easiest way to do this is by encapsulating who you are professionally—in aggregate—and also highlighting your (likely three most) valuable contributions. I suggest doing this in a Career Profile section at the very top followed immediately by a Career Highlights section immediately underneath. I’ve already given you the exact formula and language in How to Build the Ultimate Professional Resume (http://milewalk.com/mwblog/build-ultimate-professional-resume-andrew-lacivita/). I’ve also given you the templates whether you need a professional or collegiate resume. Get your ultimate professional resume template with instruction here: http://bit.ly/ultimateresumetemplate Get your ultimate collegiate resume template with instruction here: http://bit.ly/ultimatecollegiateresumetemplate #milewalkacademy #resume #careercoach #careercoaching #interviewintervention #jobscan

Resume Hacks - How to Make a Resume Stand Out

RESUME HACKS - HOW TO MAKE A RESUME STAND OUT ➡️ Get your brand new, impressive, Top Notch Resume here: https://topnotchresume.lindaraynier.com/signup ➡️ Get private career coaching from Linda here: http://www.lindaraynier.com/standoutgethired ➡️ Get your brand new, Strategic Cover Letter here: https://www.lindaraynier.com/strategic-cover-letter-workshop/ ➡️ ‘Top Notch Interview’ is coming soon! For enrolment updates: http://www.jointni.com ________________ In this video I will teach you the top ten resume hacks to make resume stand out as you attempt to update or create your cv. This involves tips on writing a resume in the right way to ensure you'll compete with other resumes that get noticed. As a former headhunter and now Career Strategist for professionals, I've seen thousands of resumes. I know exactly what it takes to make a resume stand out from the rest. These resume tips I've prepared will surely help guide you to creating a good resume. The ideal goal is to get you to land more interviews and job offers! Watch this video if you want to learn: - Tips for writing a resume - Making a resume stand out - Writing a good resume The main resume tips are as follows: 1. Introduce Yourself but Make it Short, Sweet & Informative 2. Mirror Your Work Experience to the Job You’re Applying For 3. Highlight Buzzwords and Use Them! 4. Speak in Hiring Manager Language…Not Your Own 5. Accomplishments – Reflect and Articulate 6. Be Job/Role Specific About Your Accomplishments 7. Quantify Where Possible 8. Dates – Be Transparent & Thorough 9. Use Bullets Not Paragraphs 10. Does it Sound Like You’re Talking to Grandma in Some Cases? If Yes, Good! ----- FREE DOWNLOADS: ⬇️ Download my FREE Resume Samples PDF document here: https://bit.ly/2vjNwMM ⬇️ Download a copy of my 10 Ultimate Resume Hacks to Land more Interviews and Job Offers PDF here: https://bit.ly/2JRQR93 ________________ Become part of a growing community with over 3700 other corporate professionals in the supportive Ambitious Professionals Mastermind Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/288240514997485/ Interested in getting personally coached by Linda to enhance your personal brand, advance your career and/or land your dream job? ➡️ Click here: http://www.lindaraynier.com/standoutgethired and fill out the application form. ________________ If you liked this video, please give it a thumbs up 👍 , subscribe, share it with your friends. CONNECT WITH ME: Website: https://www.LindaRaynier.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindaraynier/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lindaraynier Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/lindaraynier Want to learn more? See the following videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jN4x-3sTk4Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tMBWQS2WV8

Why Did You Leave Your Last Job? - Good Answer If You Were Fired or Laid Off

"WHY DID YOU LEAVE YOUR LAST JOB?" - GOOD ANSWER IF YOU WERE LAID OFF OR FIRED. ➡️ Get your brand new, impressive, Top Notch Resume here: https://topnotchresume.lindaraynier.com/signup ➡️ Get private career coaching from Linda here: http://www.lindaraynier.com/standoutgethired ➡️ Get your brand new, Strategic Cover Letter here: https://www.lindaraynier.com/strategic-cover-letter-workshop/ ➡️ ‘Top Notch Interview’ is coming soon! For enrolment updates: http://www.jointni.com ________________ In this video, I'll break down the ‘why did you leave your last job’ answer. Why did you leave your job is an important question and if you want to know the why did you leave your last job answer then I discuss that here. The best answer for leaving a job is always telling the truth. I'll help you explain if anyone asks why did you leave your previous job. Watch my video as I discuss scenarios and how to approach the why did you leave your last job answers.  I will explain what you SHOULD and SHOULD NOT do when answering this question. I’ll walk you through two examples: Scenario 1: You were let go but not due to performance. So maybe it was due to a mass restructuring based on business reasons.  Scenario 2: You were fired for performance reasons.   ----- FREE DOWNLOADS: ⬇️ Download my FREE Resume Samples PDF document here: https://bit.ly/2vjNwMM ⬇️ Download a copy of my 10 Ultimate Resume Hacks to Land more Interviews and Job Offers PDF here: https://bit.ly/2JRQR93 ________________ Become part of a growing community with over 3700 other corporate professionals in the supportive Ambitious Professionals Mastermind Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/288240514997485/ Interested in getting personally coached by Linda to enhance your personal brand, advance your career and/or land your dream job? ➡️ Click here: http://www.lindaraynier.com/standoutgethired and fill out the application form. ________________ If you liked this video, please give it a thumbs up 👍 , subscribe, share it with your friends. CONNECT WITH ME: Website: https://www.LindaRaynier.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindaraynier/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lindaraynier Facebook: https://www.Facebook.com/lindaraynier If you want to learn more about how to make your resume stand out, watch my Resume Hacks - How to Make a Resume Stand Out video here: https://youtu.be/bueXJC5Myow Or if you want to learn how to answer the “Tell Me About Yourself” interview question, watch my “Tell Me About Yourself - A Good Answer to this Question” video here: https://youtu.be/kayOhGRcNt4 Also, to learn more about how to answer “Why did you leave your last job?” Watch these videos: Yet another way to answer: why were you fired from your last job Don Georgevich https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGJt1aWafww&t=5s How to Answer Termination Job Interview Questions or if You Were Just Plain FIRED Don Georgevich https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-z0SrhCxBo4

Why the best hire might not have the perfect resume | Regina Hartley

Given the choice between a job candidate with a perfect resume and one who has fought through difficulty, human resources executive Regina Hartley always gives the "Scrapper" a chance. As someone who grew up with adversity, Hartley knows that those who flourish in the darkest of spaces are empowered with the grit to persist in an ever-changing workplace. "Choose the underestimated contender, whose secret weapons are passion and purpose," she says. "Hire the Scrapper." TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more. Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector

We showed real résumés to an expert and the feedback was brutal

We gave a career advice expert some real résumés and let her go to work with the red pen. It didn't go so well. Amanda Augustine from TopResume points out some big mistakes. -------------------------------------------------- Follow BI Video on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1oS68Zs Follow BI on Facebook: http://bit.ly/1W9Lk0n Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know about the big world around you. The BI Video team focuses on technology, strategy and science with an emphasis on unique storytelling and data that appeals to the next generation of leaders – the digital generation.

Published on Jul 6, 2016
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