When most people think of their résumé, they think of things like work history and education and workplace skills. But many people leave off soft skills that most employers say are just as important as the day-to-day tasks. Here's how to include them.
Does Your Résumé Pass the 10- Second Test?
On average, employers and hiring managers spend fewer than 10 seconds looking at your résumé before determining whether to put you in the "potential candidate" or "rejection" pile. When you sign up for a free GoodProspects® account, you'll get access to additional resources that can help you make sure your résumé stands out. Connect with a virtual mentor who can help you make improvements, or find out about Goodwill career services in your area that can offer face-to-face support -- the choice is yours.
Whether you’re writing your first résumé or giving your existing one a refresh, consider these tips to ensure you make a strong first impression and stand out from the crowd.
Action verbs make your résumé more interesting—and more accurate. As you’re brainstorming how to describe your work, education and volunteer experiences, use this list for inspiration.