Here are 5 things HR managers say pay attention to in an application

Here are five things that HR managers say make them more likely to pay attention to an application:
  1. A résumé that has been customized to their open position

  2. Skill sets listed first on the résumé

  3. A cover letter is included with the résumé

  4. An application that is addressed to the specific hiring manager

  5. A résumé that includes a link to a candidate's blog, portfolio, or website
Read the full CareerBuilder survey results here.