Stop! Don’t Send That Resume



You already know that the majority of job openings don’t get posted. Still, you apply for jobs in the newspaper and online. I don’t blame you, because that is the easiest way to apply for a job. But if you do that, your resume goes into the throng along with a zillion others.

You have to help your ​resume stand out. Here’s a job-search approach that will help your resume to hit the right person in the employer and to have maximum impact when it hits.

This approach avoids the dreaded Black Hole of Lost Resumes, by finding a way (in most cases) to get your resume in front of the employer without sending it through the careers site where you spotted the job opening. We call this approach Stop! Don’t Send That Resume!