"Let me represent candidate's point of view particularly in the Yachting Industry where all recruiting agencies scream for 2 pages Max CV with all must-have info below as a minimum:
- head-and-shoulders photo,
- career goal,
- education and…"
"Stephanie, made me laugh. Totally agree. This was boring in 1976 so i wasn't going to post but your response begs for me to relate what i tell people who think they have to have a one page resume. My response: "If you are…"
"First, haven't we gotten past this one page resume crap? UGH, I'm going to get a tattoo "your resume can be over one page!!!" You have your proof, three pages of recruiters who disagree. Can we stop now? Entry level, fine.…"
"Just popped on quickly as several comments included my name. I have no issue with anyone disagreeing with my point of view. Have at it. But, please don't attribute another person's comments to me.
I'm comfortable that my opinions and…"
The $5T figure came out of the book called "Topgrading". A consulting firm called Talentkeepers did the research. By the way, this $5T is annually. Recent studies have shown that 80% of new hires do not meet the goals…"
"As Michael says, "size is irrelevant".
Size matters, but not the way most people think. A 25 page resume that grabs my attention and never lets go... I will read. Every word. But let's be honest very few people…"
"Edward, you are so right! Employers should not put themselves in a position to have to review 250+ resumes. We will identify and present a handful of qualified candidates in a timely manner. Where did you see information on turnover…"
"250 resumes for each corporate job opening is the best argument for using a recruiter who specializes in your industry. By focusing on performance based hiring in a specialized market, a company can interview 4-5 qualified people in a short…"
"@Kelly and Randall
If a CV/Resume does not act as the applicant's own personal advertising board, and that every single aspect of criteria sought and capabilities covered, then a candidate will not stand out and with that have a chance of…"
"Please remember, a resume is a "summary", not a book complete with one'e entire work history."
Have you looked for a job recently? Try it, and you might have a different opinion regarding what a job seeker…"
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