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Gallery of Best Cover Letters , 3rd Edition by David F. Noble Ph.D

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Best Resume Tips

In a passive job search, you rely on your resume to do most of the work for you. An eye-catching resume that stands out above all the others may be your best shot at getting noticed by a prospective employer. If your resume is only average and looks like most of the others in the pile, the chances are great that you won’t be noticed and called for an interview. If you want to be singled out because of your resume, it should be somewhere between spectacular and award-winning.

In an active job search, however, your resume complements your efforts at being known to a prospective employer before that person receives it. For this reason, you can rely less on your resume for getting someone’s attention. Nevertheless, your resume has ...

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