Submitting a resume sounds simple enough, but with so many methods of doing so – and different preferences from one company to the next – it can have a major effect on the progression of your application. You may or may not be considered for a job depending on how quickly you can get your resume to the hiring manager, and in today’s job market, timing is everything.
While we prefer to receive resumes as an attachment via email, applicants submit them in many formats including faxed copy, hand-delivered hard-copy, and even through postal mail. In order to find a great opportunity, submitting a well-organized, well-formatted resume is key; submitting a resume in a print and reader friendly format as quickly as possible is also a must. The majority of our applicants submit through email, while others still rely on fax and hard copy as a means to deliver. Many also insist on presenting themselves, in addition to the resume, in person. We handle each method in a similar fashion, but there are some things the applicant must consider before deciding on one (or more) type of delivery: