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Résumés and Radio Silence

Two résumés land on the Hiring Director’s desk. Both list Ivy League degrees and the required “big firm” experience. Yet only one makes it to the callback pile. Why?

The differences make all the difference.

To increase your résumé’s callback odds, try following these guidelines:

1. Write a killer cover letter

The right cover letter can determine whether your résumé gets a mere scan or a careful review. [See “How to Catch a Fish in 30 Seconds” for tips on writing cover letters that get you noticed.]

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