Is Your Resume Hindering Your Job Search?

Are YOU confident that your resume represents you and your skills to the best of your ability?

 Here are some stats that employers have indicated will put you in the rejection pile without a second glance.

–       Typo on your resume

–       1 in 3 Employers reject due to something they found online

–       If your resume does not show the skill set that the employer is looking for

–       If you do not indicate which position you are applying for.

–       76% of resumes are ignored if your e-mail address is unprofessional

Here are some more interesting facts

–      only a 17% chance that your cover letter will be read if it is not requested as a prerequisite for the job

–       68% of employers will find you on Facebook prior to setting up an interview

–       88% job rejection rate if you have a photo of yourself on your resume

 

What are your thoughts?????

4 comments

  • scotchandcode.com on June 19, 2013 at 9:28 am said:

    This particular article, “Is Your Resume Hindering Your Job Search?
    | Muskoka Staffing” was in fact great. I’m producing out a copy to show my personal associates.
    Thanks for the post-Alfredo

  • Anonymous on June 6, 2013 at 8:23 pm said:

    Check out the resume link they have posted. Some good ideas on how to improve your resume.

  • Anonymous on May 31, 2013 at 8:02 pm said:

    I’m an employer in Muskoka and totally agree with the views expressed by Muskoka Staffing. These facts were quite thought provoking.