What's the Right Size for a Resume?



Writing a winning resume is a lot like Goldilocks and the three bears. You have to try out a few before you find the one that's "just right."

Many recruiters complain that some resumes are too long. They find it difficult to sort through all the information, given the volume of resumes they receive on a daily basis. "By the time I get to the bottom of the first page, I should have a good feel for what a person has done," stated Joyce Heiss, director of human resources for the Sikich Group.

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