More and more people are sending their resumes electronically. In a recent survey, executives said 56 percent of the resumes they receive are submitted by email — a 22 percent increase from when the question was asked three years earlier.
With a good strategy, job seekers can use email to conduct an ambitious, highly targeted search that vastly increases their odds of finding a position. Resumes should be easy-to-read and tailored to the opportunity. The closer a resume matches the qualifications an employer is seeking, the greater the chances of getting an interview.
Following are some tips for ensuring your emailed resume stands out: