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Discover 6 Résumé Statistics to Help you Win the Interview

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When applying for a job, your Résumé is what sets you apart from your competitors.

This infographic covers 6 résumé statistics for you to consider to help you win an interivew.

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Discover 6 Résumé Statistics to Help you Win the Interview

  1. 1. Of THOSE candidates make it to an interview & ONLY t o Use key Recruiter statistics to WIN that interview... WIN THAT INTERVIEW! RECRUITERS TAKE 6 SECONDS TO SCAN A RÉSUMÉ Balance selling against humility. Don't come across as ARROGANT. Send a MARKETING LETTER to your decision maker Find A LINK between you & the organisation Blogs should have a tone that is in sync with the employer Websites Check Identify KEY words from the ad & the Position Description Portfolios "The story your résumé tells about why you’re perfect for a position is more important than your résumé’s length" For more Career Tips: careerconsult.com.au catherinecunningham2 katy1mary1 The-Career-Consultancy DISCOVER 6 KILLER to help you On average, each CORPORATE job offer attracts STATISTICS RÉSUMÉ 250 résum és   4 6   1 Less is MORE. If you don't WIN them on Page 1, your campaign is over. Every LINE on Page 1 is worth its weight in gold. Be ruthless about how you use each one. Get to the point. Focus on achievements NOT responsibilities. 1 54% OF RECRUITERS REJECT A GENERIC RÉSUMÉ 2 Choose the TOP 15 & highlight them on Page 1 Use METRICS  to add specific detail 16% OF EMPLOYERS WANT A RÉSUMÉ TO LINK TO PERSONAL BLOGS, PORTFOLIOS OR WEBSITES 3 can consist of written or visual content should be modern & attractive that ALL content is suited to the local culture 69% OF RÉSUMÉ ERRORS INVOLVE MISSING ACHIEVEMENTS 4 Follow the pattern: Action + Result Quantify results: e.g. $, % Use the past tense e.g. Created Keep each Achievement to 2 lines Paint a picture of the value you added PRECISE 67% OF RECRUITERS LOOK FOR RELEVANT JOB EXPERIENCE 5 WILL GET THE JOB! Many recruiters assume cultural fit if you have worked in a similar sector FOCUS ON YOUR RÉSUMÉ... 60% USE YOUR RÉSUMÉ TO ASSESS CULTURAL FIT 6 Use language from their sector which they would relate to Keep each job to 1 line on this list & slide it in under the top Profile Section FILL IN THE GAPS Include a 4-5 line table with most recent/relevant roles on Page 1 THE MUSE FINALLY... FOLLOW US! catherine.careerconsultancy catherinec1238 SOURCES 2021 HR Statistics: Job Search, Hiring, Recruiting & Interviews (zety.com)

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