Is Your Resume Up to Par?

Is Your Resume Up to Par?

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Here are a few helpful hints to help your resume catch the recruiter’s attention. 

Studies show that the average screening time for a candidate’s resume clocks in at a six-second average screening time. In other words, to make the right impression with an employer, it needs to pass the six-second rule. Below are a few hints to help you pass the six-second resume test.

  • Your name needs to be consist with the way it appears on your LinkedIn profile and other materials you provide.
  • Include your certifications after your name.
  • Include your phone number and email address in your resume. Mailing address is not recommended.
  • Include a professional title that clearly states your intent.

Not sure if your resume is in shape to beat the 6-second test?

Upload your resume to the PIHRA Career Center and receive a free resume critique. This service gives you the opportunity to have your resume sent to a resume-writing expert. Within 48 hours of opt-in, you will receive an evaluation outlining your strengths, weaknesses and suggestions to ensure you have the best chance of landing an interview.

You will then receive email confirmation from your personal resume expert.



Content sourced from Talent Inc. To read more helpful tips, click here.


Eliset Zapien