According to a new survey by Career Builder, 68% of hiring managers spend less than two minutes looking at a resume, and 17% spend less than 30 seconds…which is why using keywords is probably more important than you realize. So here are the top ten words and phrases you should and shouldn’t use:
The number one word you should use is “achieved.” 52% of hiring managers said they like to see it on a resume.
Here’s the top ten:
The top phrase you shouldn’t use is “best of breed,” which is a dog show term. We’re not sure who would use that on a resume, but 38% of hiring managers said they’d probably reject someone who did. And we don’t blame them.
Here’s the complete list of top ten phrases…
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