The Essentials: Your Resume

Our best advice on how to get your resume seen.

Published: Dec 26, 2019

Unemployment may still be at record lows, but that doesn't mean that finding a job is a breeze. If anything, the gamut of AI-powered keyword resume parsers and longer lists of qualifications for certain positions have made the job hunt more challenging than before. In this "Essentials" list, we tackle the best ways to get your resume seen-and, potentially, for more than the average six seconds.

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