What do you think is the purpose of a resume? Most people think the purpose is to get you a job. However, there is a very important step in between: to introduce yourself to the hiring committee, and ultimately to secure an interview. However, securing the interview can be much harder than it may seem, especially if you do not know someone within the organization who can put in a good word for you. Unfortunately, all too often, the old saying, “It’s not WHAT you know, it’s WHO you know,” holds true. Therefore, it is important to make sure your resumequickly grabs the attention of the reader(s) and compels them to invite you to interview.
This story originally ran in Landscape Business. View the full article here.