She’s been asked about the contest on several interviews, which is the perfect time to tell the recruiter that she also baked all of the pies for the contest.RELATED: The Five Worst-Paying Majors Injecting some personality into your resume can help you stand out from the crowd, but anything you list should in some way relate to the job you want.RELATED: 7 Controversial Ways to Boost Your Salary Say, for example, that I’m trying to land a job at Jamba Juice’s corporate office.I quickly browsed their website and found out that the company is big on fighting obesity through healthy living and they donate to organizations that build local community gardens.By the next day, J School Buzz, an independent blog about the Missouri School of Journalism, said Spurlock’s portfolio website had had more than 8,000 visitors. If you’re in a creative field like marketing, journalism, or web design, making your resume look different from the standard one-page chronological list will make it stand out from others and show off your talents.If you want an example of this kind of resume, you can see Spurlock’s on the Huffington Post. Include unusual odd jobs from your past I once had a recruiter tell me not to include any position on my job history that didn’t fit with my career path.For additional tips on how to look better on camera, check out our post, How to Ace a Video Interview.
You can submit the link alone or along with your physical resume.
Like my friend’s pie eating trophy, it is the perfect segue to talk about her original pie recipes. Turn your resume into an infographic Your resume doesn’t have to be a one-page chronological list of achievements. Last year he turned his resume into an infographic.
Not long after, Spurlock’s resume went viral and was cross-posted on blogs and Twitter.
Details of how you work with a team, what is your perceived role in the team, and how you work with them; this demonstrates that you can work with other people, that you can communicate, and fit within a corporate culture.
According to a recent study by The Ladders, recruiters only spend about six seconds looking at your resume.