Improve Your Resume with This Simple Formula Recommended by Google
Recruiters don't look at your resume for more than
a few precious seconds
In an interview with the New York Times (where we also learned about
the traits Google values most in an employee
"The key," he said, "is to frame your strengths as: 'I accomplished X, relative to Y, by doing Z.' Most people would write a resume like this: 'Wrote editorials for The New York Times.' Better would be to say: 'Had 50 op-eds published compared to average of 6 by most op-ed [writers] as a result of providing deep insight into the following area for three years.' Most people don't put the right content on their
This highlights your accomplishments by providing concrete details, a benchmark you exceeded, and your specific strengths and skills.
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