You’re fooling no one when you’re slacking, having a bad attitude, or holding back. It’s built into your body language. Everyone can sense it. It’s hard to be “on” every day, but if every day is an “off” day, something has to change.
Your resume exists to get an interview. It is there to jump over the hurdles of reviewers. Here’s the exact formula they’re looking for, down to the bullet point.
Let’s say your boss is a jerk, your commute sucks, and your co-workers all have stuff stuck in their teeth most of the time. You can’t complain about any of these things, but you can try to get another job.
Applying for almost any job is a tiring, crappy experience for employers and job-seekers. Here’s why, plus a few things you can do to help make it better.