Whether you're applying for a surgeon position or nursing position, creating an eye catching resume is important. Oftentimes, candidates lose the recruiters interest within seconds. Learn a few tips to avoid this common pitfall when applying for hospital jobs.
Include letters of recommendation. If your current resume includes something like “recommendations available upon request,” it's time to rethink this strategy. Including those letters with the resume packet will make a better case for your candidacy. When including letters, make sure they are one page or less, and relate closely to the position you're applying to.
Don't bury important achievements in your resume. Most recruiters spend seconds skimming a resume to determine if you'll land an interview. The secret to catching their attention is including your most compelling information in the first third of your resume. This will draw the reader into your resume, and entice them to call you.
Get rid of boring resume paper. If you want to blend in with other candidates, choose a heavyweight white bond paper. But if you want to stand out, try choosing something less tradition, like a professional gray paper.