Once your job application has an employer’s attention, you need to stun them with your resume. Here’s how to use your best weapon: honesty.
Recently I wrote a post about how to catch an employer’s attention with your job application. I even called the post “part 1”, intending to write a part 2.
This is it.
You got your application into the correct inbox. Now, how do you make your resume stand out?
Having recently read 110 of these monsters (did I mention that?), I can give you the definitive answer.
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Job applications need not be stressful. Learn how to inappropriately catch an employer’s attention and manipulate them into hiring you.
Applying for a job can be a stressful process. How do you blend just the right amount of truth with blatant lies in a way that will make the person who’s just looked at fifty of these monsters (or pretended to) want to give you the job?
Having been at the other end of the process and read 110 job applications in the past few days, they are very much on my mind, and I thought I’d take some time to offer you my best tricks for swiping the job. (Yes, I work.)
Disclaimer: Before you get all up in arms, this post is intended humorously, and in no way reflects how I evaluate job applications. Probably.
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