Excellence in Business Communication, 13th Edition
Chapter 15. Building Careers and Writing Resumes
Jacquelyn Smith reports on Amanda Augustine's wisdom regarding one's first resume.
"There are many different ways of telling a story, but everything starts with an idea.
"You’ve probably heard it before: On average, hiring managers will only spend six seconds looking at your application.
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"Hiring managers only spend 6 second on your resume before they decide on you — this is what they look at.
"You send in your resume.
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"Google is a more powerful tool than most people realize.
"To get a better idea of what makes a resume great, we reached out to Amanda Augustine, career expert at TheLadders.