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Hiring Managers in today's marketplace have greater demands on their schedules than ever before. Writing each section of your IT resume succinctly will help you get noticed by someone reading quickly.
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If carefully written, the "summary" section of the IT resume can be an excellent 5 second pitch clarifying exactly who the candidate is.
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Since busy IT hiring managers review resumes very quickly, as explained in my post, How IT Hiring Managers Read (Or Often Don't Read) Resumes, it is critical that the key details of the "experience" section are written efficiently and clearly.
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IT candidates often ask how to minimize questions from interviewers about technologies that they are not strong in. This article offers one approach, via carefully listing on the resume what technology skills were used in each work experience.
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Given the way IT hiring managers are capable of interpreting the IT resume skills section, and how they even use it in their interview processes, it is important to keep the skills section concise and precisely focused on what key skills the candidate truly has.
IT candidates often express frustration about the "black hole." They submit their resumes to positions they feel qualified for, but they just never hear back from employers.
During my experience in IT Recruitment, I have witnessed what candidates achieved with carefully written and not-carefully written resumes. This article shares some of what I learned regarding the summary, skills, and experience sections of IT resumes.