In Interview its all about get your resume noticed. But do you know what’s on the flipside? What you might be doing that could cause recruiters to overlook your resume—or worse, toss it in the trash?

Recruiters have hundreds, of resumes to comb through every day. So, in an effort to cull them down to a reasonable amount, they’ll simply toss any that don’t meet what they’re looking for.

Make it flawless

You cannot just rely on spell check. You need to reread over your resume several times to check whether it is correct or not and then make several other people read it to. This is what your parents and friends are for. You have to show it to other eyes to find mistake because your brain will start to play tricks on you. Your brain really only cares about meaning, not about whether a word is spelled right or not. If a recruiter sees a typo, no matter how tiny, you are done for!

Open strong

Do not underestimate the power of an opening statement it is very impactful to get you job. Your resume needs to set the tone for the reader as to who you are, what you have to offer and the position for which you are applying it all should clearly reflect in your Resume. Do not forget to include the position name and title.  The reader may be reviewing resumes for many different positions and you do not want them to have to try to guess  just make them clear which one you are targeting. You want to make it easy as possible on the

Make your passion come off the page

Recruiters want a candidate who shows real passion for the job offered, not just for those who applied to the job as an afterthought. Tell them why you want to do this job everyday. Do your full research before applying to a specific job and identify key skills or experiences that will help you stand out. This is when your network, both on and offline, comes in really handy if they work in the same field or just know something about the company. Ask for their insight.

Personal pronouns

Your résumé shouldn’t include the words “I,” “me,” “she,” or “my,”.”Don’t write your résumé in the third or first person. It’s understood that everything on your résumé is about you and your experiences.”

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