The job search is stressful and it’s rare to come across something that actually feels like a great fit. Each application you make requires time, effort, and customization of your resume and cover letter to fit the specific role or company you’re applying for.
Typos and grammatical errors are common mistakes job seekers make, but the margin for error isn’t limited to those two things. Chances are that your resume is rampant with other issues, including outdated formatting and mission statements, a format that isn’t ATS-friendly, or gaps in employment that have gone unexplained.
Even more likely is that your resume just isn’t an impactful depiction of what you’ve done in your career and why you’d be a great fit for the next role.
Mistakes are natural in the job-search process, but the reality is clear: If you’ve committed them, you’ve wasted an opportunity for a job that could have been an otherwise great fit.
Address these common pitfalls and maximize the potential of your next application with a resume review. Check out the FREE resume review service through the AWIS Career Center. Your writer will work make sure you have a document that puts your experience in the best light for any roles you are applying for and communicates to employers that you’d be an ideal addition to their team.