Four Ways to Break Through the Noise and Get Noticed

We all know that the competition to get jobs is getting tougher by the day. More and more people are receiving advanced degrees, and different generations of workers are competing for the same jobs globally. Take, for instance, Kathy Chambers, who applied for over one thousand jobs after getting laid off in 2006. After using job boards to submit her resume, waiting potentially in between submissions, she had only received two interviews this year. Hiring managers barely have enough time to sleep, so they certainly can't spend hours reviewing resume's. In fact, the average employer spends less than thirty seconds on each resume.