When you are applying for jobs revive your resume to get immediate results. Competition is growing among the job applicants as the employers always look for the candidates who are stand out among the crowd with special abilities. Below tips may help you to get noticed:
Get shortlisted among applicant tracking system: When you are applying for jobs through online job boards then there will be chances to get through the tracking system. Recruiters use keywords as tool to filter the job applicants as per the requirement. Recruiters receive 400-500 resume for each job vacancy they will review by spending on average 6 seconds on each resume. Finally they review 400 resumes with matching qualifications and skill sets.
Address the hiring manager: If you could address you resume directly to the hiring manager directly then it will be an added advantage to you. Go to LinkedIn and find the hiring manager to send you resume. Take an envelope and send with a hand written address to make it look personal. Make sure that your resume passes the quick glance test and you have a compelling Profile. Then you are standout among the crowd of applicants. Post it with a hand written message to sell your profile.
Wait for response: When you have applied for a position then don’t call them immediately to know their feedback. It shows that you are aggressively looking for job and you need a job immediately. Let them call you and wait for 2-3 days after you have submitted your profile. Also remember one thing that employers hire the people they like and build contacts with the right profile they are looking for. If you have called them then ask some questions to get exposure and demonstrating you have the experiences and skills they are looking for.