…is that nobody reads them. Not in detail. Based on all my personal experience, that of the hundreds of job seekers I’ve helped, and interviews with many HR professionals, and having been a hiring manager myself, I can tell you that employers do not read your resume.
They scan the top third of the first page of your resume. If you don’t make the case of why they ought to talk to you in that small space, goodbye. It’s over. Hello trash bin.
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