If you want to land a good job... you'd better have a good resume.
FOX Business Network's Cheryl Casone has some resume tips in this edition of "Hired!":
Getting you "Hired"! I'm Cheryl Casone with the FOX Business Network.
A recent study from TheLadders, a job-matching service, found HR pros take an average of six seconds to review one resume.
Four seconds for four areas: Job titles, previous employment, dates, and education... last two seconds are for everything else such as compatible qualifications.
A few tips for resume do's and don't's from the CEO of LaSalle Network, Tom Gimbel:
- Don't use an inappropriate email address. Keep it professional.
- Don't link to a social media pages except maybe LinkedIn.
- Don't abbreviate or type like you text.
- Finally, don't include high school unless it is your highest level of education.
For the do's on that resume:
- Keep it simple.
- Leave out graphics and art, the "objective" statement and "skills" category.
- Include your graduation date and GPA, as well as the location with that city and state.
Remember, it gets down to numbers and understanding the hiring funnel.
For more on these tips, go to casoneexchange.com.
I'm Cheryl Casone with the FOX Business Network for FOX News Radio.
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