Did you know that of the thousands of job applications that are sent out for a particular position, only 2% are called for an interview.
To make things worse, research shows that recruiters spend an average of 6 seconds per resume, before selecting it for further review or tossing it into the rejected bin.
So how does one stand out among his or her peers and surmount these overwhelming odds.
Well the answer is maybe easier than you may be wondering.
It is to have an effective well optimized Resume.
Come to think of it, the resume is the first impression you give to a prospective employee.
Further, in those 6 seconds you need to catch his attention, explain what makes you different and at the same time pitch the skills which make you the best fit for the job.
In order to do all this and more your resume must be well optimized with clear sub-sections,a clean scannable format, well optimized bullet points, lots of action words, quantification of achievements and much more.
Hence it is no wonder 98% of the applicants, don’t even make the first cut.
To make your job easier, we have drafted an infographic which would give you a snapshot view of how to go about a resume which grabs attention.
Want more detailed tips? Check out these 23 tips to make a perfect job resume.