Resume writing has become a science.
Most managers, studies claim, spend less than a minute in going through a resume before deciding whether it is worth pursuing or not.
So, you have to make your impression within that time.
You have to be grammatically correct and the laws of the language are universal. What is not universal though is the prerequisites of the reader of the resume – in this case a head-hunter, HR manager etc.
But one of the key issues might be substantiating what you are saying, according to a recent posting in the online job site Monster.
For example, instead of saying ‘improved efficiency’, you can say ‘increased production by thirty-percent’.
In other words, hiring managers want concrete examples, instead of general buzz words, such as ‘organized’, ‘enhanced’, ‘knowledgeable’ etc.
Read the full article on Buzzwords That Derail Your Job Hunt.