Anatomy of an Outstanding Résumé

You’re well educated and you have great experience in the workplace, but landing a job is proving far more difficult than you imagined. Perhaps it’s time to step up to the plate and hit your résumé out of the park. Recruiters may sift through hundreds of résumés to fill one role and are looking for the ones that immediately catch their eye. Use this handy guide to help make your résumé rise to stand out above the rest.

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  1. Great article (and infographic) and tips. You can also use services like http://re.vu/ to help easily create a great looking infographic resume. Try it out!

  2. Donna

    Including graphics and an alternative layout might be ok to take to an interview, but do not use a layout like this when applying online – the Applicant Tracking Systems will most likely filter it out before it ever gets to the recruiter or hiring manager.

  3. Colin,
    Great infographic!


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