This article was originally published on Brandon Hubbard's blog, The Architect's Guide.According to a new study released by TheLadders, recruiters spend only six seconds on average looking at your resume. This proves the importance of having a concise, well-formatted resume that emphasizes your greatest skills and experience. I have the "benefit" of reading hundreds, if not thousands, of architecture resumes throughout the year. This gives me a unique opportunity to see a range of good and bad examples. Often the weaker samples come from younger candidates who haven't been in the job market for very long. If you are just starting out in your career the task of creating a resume can be daunting. In a previous article, How To Write The Perfect Architecture Resume (CV), I covered all of the things you should do when preparing a successful resume. However, it is just as important to know the things you should avoid.
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