Stresses of the job search often include, and indeed begin with, questions about the resume. Is it too long? Should I include work experience from my college days, former salary, or LinkedIn profile?
With so much conflicting advice, it can be difficult to know where to begin, but a new survey of those making the hiring decisions may provide some much-needed insight.
The survey, conducted among more than 150 recruiters nationwide by global outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., found that the majority want to see a candidate’s entire professional experience. This belies the common misperception that employers are only interested in your most recent work experience.