Resume and Cover Letter

Resume and Cover Letter

Overview

What are recruiters looking for when sorting through resumes and cover letters?

Key takeaways

  • A resume is your first impression and should quickly summarize your qualifications
  • Tailor your resume to include specific keywords for the job to which you're applying
  • Use an easy-to-read format and check for no spelling or grammatical errors
  • Does your resume tell a story about you?
  • Frequent job hopping may be viewed as a red flag
  • Cover letters aren't typically required for manufacturing operator jobs
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