If you’re a hiring manager, one of the more tedious parts of your job is undoubtedly reviewing resumes for hiring new candidates. How many single-sheet lists of similar-looking qualifications can you realistically look through before they all begin to blend together? But even if the stack of resumes gets taller (or the virtual stack in your inbox continues to grow), you have to remain diligent—it’s the small, minor nuances of a resume that can help indicate which candidate is right for the role you’re looking to fill. You’ll obviously want to know what to look for in a candidate during an interview, but the first impression they give you on paper is incredibly valuable in and of itself.
In this blog, we’ll go over reviewing resume tips, how to sift through a high volume of applicants, and how to make sure the candidates you advance to the interview phase actually align with the role you’re trying to place someone in.