5 Reasons Your Resume Doesn’t Stand Out From the Crowd




The time has come to look for a job. You’ve been editing your resume like a maniac, taking in all the advice on what to take out and what verbs to use. And after much tinkering and typo eliminating, you’re finally done — and it looks just like everyone else’s. How are you supposed to stand out now?

Fret not. Here are five ways your resume makes a recruiter’s eyes glaze over and, more importantly, smart ways to fix that.

1. You have a generic “experience” section

If your main resume section is “Work Experience” or the slightly better but equally forgettable “Professional Experience,” you’re missing out on a big opportunity to personalize your resume. Read more…

More about Experience, Resume, Business, Jobs, and Resume Editing