Candidate

You want the job, but how do you get it?

This infographic by CashNetUSA.com has all the answers!

Takeaways:

  • Build a winning resume – 70% of employers prefer a traditional resume.
  • 31% of employers want hard skills from candidates.
  • Keep your resume short – don’t ever make it longer than a page.
  • The average hiring manager spends mere seconds with each resume, make yours intriguing and engaging.
  • Choose a resume format and writing style that is appropriate to you and your work.
  • A majority of companies use recruiting software that looks for keywords, so be sure to include these in your resume.
  • Top soft skills employers look for are dependability, motivation, communication, initiative, and commitment.
  • The top hard skills are experience, technical ability, training, education and the right certifications.

RELATED: How to Answer ‘Why Do You Want This Job?’ in an Interview

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About Laurence Hebberd

Senior Account Manager at Link Humans, an employer branding agency.

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