Heard of the 20 second rule? No. Not that one (that’s just a tad disgusting!). I’m talking about the one that says that your resume should be written in such a way that you can convey to a reader in 20 seconds what you want employers to learn about you. Give it a try. Hand your resume to someone and start counting. Now, ask them what they learned about you.
If they are having difficulty, then your resume may need a tune up. Read on for some proven strategies for building an effective resume….
First stop…our UMBC Career Services Center! CSC offers a wealth of resources for resume writing including individual appointments with a specialist to assist you with developing your resume and cover letters. Make your appointment now!