Your Resume Must Impress In Less Than 10 Seconds

Your Resume Must Impress

Your resume must impress quickly or be cast into the dustbin of history. Talk about performance anxiety! Fortunately, there are many resources on in-house counsel resumes that can assist you.

“You know you only get a brief chance to make a first impression on someone in person (think: 33 milliseconds). The bad news is that you don’t get much more time than that on paper. To be exact, you get 7.4 seconds…the very short review time comes despite the fact that unemployment is low, and it’s a jobseekers’ market….Winning resumes that prompted a recruiter to linger all had several key traits…”

Read: Your resume only gets 7.4 seconds to make an impression–here’s how to stand out at FastCompany

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