#8) Three Things Hiring Managers Want to See in Your Resume

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Have you ever wondered what hiring managers actually want to see on a resume? Let’s Eat, Grandma interviewed 3 experienced hiring managers here in Austin to get everything – the good the bad and ugly-- of the resumes they receive.

Questions:

1.) What makes hiring managers put candidates in the YES pile?

2.) What makes hiring managers throw resumes in the TRASH?

3.) Where do the majority of new hires come from?

4.) What percentage of cover letters do hiring managers actually read?

5.) Do recruiters prefer PDF or Word Doc?

6.) How long do hiring managers actually spend on each resume?

7.) What’s one thing that someone said during an interview that immediately disqualified them? (If you don’t have a good story, then you can make it hypothetical like what would turn you off in an interview.)

8.) If you could give one piece of advice for everyone in the room who is looking for a job, what would it be?


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