Make Your Resume Pop


It’s no secret that human resource managers use electronic scanners and keyword searches of resumes to rank potential candidates. According to CareerBuilder.com, the terms employers search for most often are:

Problem-solving and decisionmaking skills (50%)

Oral and written communication 44%)

Customer service or retention (34%)

Performance and productivity improvement (32%)

Leadership (30%)

Technology (27%)

Team-building (26%)

Project management (20%)

Bilingual (14%)

Source: www.careerbuilder.com.

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