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Resume Tips from a Corporate Recruiter

1.Spelling and Grammar Check
This sounds like such a no-brainer, however I have seen so many folks get rejected for a role due to spelling and grammar errors. There is normally a large pool of job applicants for employers to choose from, so even just one error on your resume can be an easy way for hiring managers to weed out candidates. 
2.Stand Out From the Crowd
Throw away those standard resume templates. Be creative and make your resume stand out. Now I’m not saying to use tons of crazy bright colors on your resume if you are applying for a management role, however you should make your resume look different. Hiring managers and recruiters sift through so many resumes a day that most resumes begin to blend together.  When we see a well written and creative looking resume, we pay a bit more attention and spend more time considering the candidate. 
3.Relevant Information First        
Add your most relevant information to the top of your resume. For example is a job ad calls for someone w…