The job market may be improving slightly, but it's still ridiculously tough out there.
I often hear candidate frustration over hiring managers' extremely exacting criteria - criteria that seems impossible for any candidate to fulfill. It's not the employer's fault - there's an over supply of labor, so why not be picky from their point of view?
Often the reason for this frustration can be simplified to one of three major reasons:
- "Me too resumes" - Your resume looks the same as hundreds of competitors, making it impossible for you to stand out
- One size fits all resumes - Your fit may not be clear from the face of the resume
- "Stretch positions" - The candidate realistically can fulfill less than 90% of the criteria
Today's article describes 3 strategies to help you stand out from the crowd.
( Continued ... Create A Resume That Differentiates You )
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