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Tips to help you impress recruiters

Posted by Glassdoor Team

Career Advice Experts

Last Updated June 14, 2022
|2 min read

When you’re trying to land a new job, you want to stand out among all the other candidates and be the one recruiters call. Recruiters say listing your certifications on your resume is one way to raise your profile. But making a stellar second impression is even more important. Here are some resources to catch (and keep) a recruiter’s attention. 

  1. 8 certifications that actually impress recruiters

What it is: Recruiters explain what role-specific certifications they look for on resumes when selecting ideal candidates. 

How it helps: Your resume or job application will stand out. Plus, you’ll learn about certifications that can help you pivot to a different type of role. 

  1. 5 qualities and characteristics recruiters look for in interview answers

What it is: Recruiters and hiring managers look for specific traits in an interview. This article shares details on what they're wanting to hear from you. 

How it helps: Better prepare for the interview and answer questions from recruiters and hiring managers with clarity and confidence.   

  1. 3 standout ways to email a recruiter

What it is: Learn why reaching out to a recruiter can help your application stand out, explore how to approach the conversation, and view sample emails. 

How it helps: A well-written letter can do a few things to highlight you as an applicant to watch. Knowing what to say could make all the difference between you and another job seeker.