Resurrect Your Resume During COVID-19

As professional resume writers, we've been lucky to stay busy during COVID-19, but this is not the case for millions of people. With more and more people filing unemployment each week, many wonder how they can stand out among a sea of job applicants. It's time to resurrect your resume.  The Future of Resumes We all know that a resume has just 6 seconds to grab the attention of the employer. But in today's chaotic world, that could be even less due to shorter attention spans. One trend we're seeing is employers asking applicants to submit video resumes. HR professionals cannot currently interview people in person due to social distancing guidelines, but they still want to get a feel for someone's character and mannerisms to see if they would be a good fit for their team. A video can work as a personal cover letter to show an employer why you are a good fit. Be [...]