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Which of the following is the BEST advice for increasing the number of "hits" on a scannable resume?

(a) Avoid jargon of any sort

(b) Use a keyword section under your name, address, and phone

(c) use more verbs than nouns

(d) use only one page.

After studying this lesson I found (b), (c), and (d) incorrect but I couldn't find (a) avoid jargon of any sort - with in the lesson.

Please advice.

  • Business Communication -

    Jargon can be used, as long as it is defined for those who might not know its meaning. For me, if I was going to use the term repeatedly, I would define it, e.g., "I am a member of the American Psychological Association (APA). I held various offices in the APA...."

    Although this is not my area of expertise, key words related to job fields (e.g., psychology, college teaching, statistics, personality, mental illness, etc.) would seem to get more hits.

    I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

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    A) Avoid jargon of any sort

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