Improving your resume for better results

This tutorial should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. The focus is on how to improve your existing resume, and does NOT cover resume writing basics. After watching the clip, answer the questions below and click the 'Next' button to proceed to the next section.

Why is it a mistake to use a generic all-purpose resume when applying for jobs?

Because the template you used to create it might be outdated.
Because employers do not have time read through the whole document to figure out whether you are a good fit for this job.
Because employers are testing you to see if you are serious enough about the job to tailor your resume.

True or false: Your resume is a list of places you've worked, the dates you worked there and your primary duties.


What is the typical amount of time an employer spends on the first review of a resume?
Five to ten minutes, looking particularly for typographical errors
Approximately 2 minutes
Less than 17 seconds