The ‘no. 1 thing’ all great resumes have in common, according to Google’s head of recruiting

How can you make a strong first impression, and convince someone to hire you, on one page? That’s the challenge of crafting the perfect resume: it can either help you land a job interview or send your application to the “no” pile. 

There’s a secret to writing a great resume that doesn’t involve a complicated format or hours of re-writing, according to Google’s Global Head of Recruiting Brendan Castle. “The no. 1 thing you want to be thinking about is to tell your story — not just your work experience, but also what you’ve learned and the accomplishments you’re most proud of,” he tells CNBC Make It

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By Ariel Ackermann
Ariel Ackermann Assistant Director, Early Career Engagement