From 99u: We all know that your resume is often the very first thing to make an impression with a potential employer. But do you know exactly how impactful a resume can be?
Consider research done in 2000 by two University of Toledo psychology students. The researchers showed that any amount of time spent in an interview served only as a means to confirm whatever impression had already been formed. It takes just 30 seconds to make that first impression, and it’s your resume that undoubtedly sets the expectation.