How To Redesign Your Resume For A Recruiter’s 6-Second Attention Span It’s frightening. You’ll spend most of your waking life at a job, yet, according to a new study by TheLadders, the average recruiter spends just six seconds looking at your resume. By the end of that time, they’ll determine whether you’re “a fit” or a “no fit.” “The only research that had been done in this domain was self-reporting surveys, which simply was not good enough for us to understand what drives recruiters’ decision-making,” Will Evans, Head of User Experience at TheLadders, tells Co.Design. Update Your Resume and Get a (Better) Job This Weekend You've probably heard too many times to count that "in this economy, you should be happy to have any job at all." Perhaps that's true, but that doesn't mean you can't try to find something better if you hate the job you've got. Here are a few things you can do this weekend to prepare to make a positive shift in your work life. P
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The Startup Resume by Justin Kan Having recently read through the hundreds of applications for YC’s Work At A Startup event, I have a few tips for programmers who are applying to work at a startup. Here they are: Keep it short. At the early stage, your resume is probably being read by someone who doesn’t read resumes as their full time job. Help them save time by limiting what you write down.Keep it concise.
6 wickedly creative job applications in the digital age - TNW Social Media As the job market becomes increasingly competitive, there are ever more random lengths people will go to in order to secure a job or even get noticed by potential employers. A standard CV won’t really cut it these days, particularly if you want to get into the digital or media industry, where you have to prove your ability even in the way you apply for a job. We’ve put together some of the best job applications around, that provide interesting case studies on how people are reaching out to potential employers. Some of them are slightly more unusual (and dangerous) than others, but nonetheless inspiring and show the huge amount of untapped talent out there. There there may be some methods for acquiring jobs that we don’t recommend you follow – with Facebook’s recent hire of the Sony & Apple hacker being one of them (Please don’t do that to get a job), so check out some of the more ethical routes to acquire a job below:
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