If you want to get your foot in the door, you need to make sure your resume is on point. Being sloppy with your spelling, organization, or not bothering to customize it to the position you’re applying for can seriously hurt your chances. What you need are some simple tips to keep your experience in line with the job, and to get yourself noticed within the pile of applicants.
I recently sat with a Senior Recruiter from American Public University System, Beth Adams. She gave her top 5 resume mistakes, how to avoid them, and a few pet peeves from the HR side of things. Listen to her podcast below for advice on applying, functional vs. chronological resumes, and if a cover letter is necessary.