How to Get a Recruiter’s Attention, with Samantha Kennen
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When you submit a job application, you’re adding your resume to a stack of resumes. Is there any way to make yours stand out to a recruiter? According to Find Your Dream Job guest Samantha Kennen, the answer is yes. Samantha suggests beginning with enthusiasm. Show your excitement for the position by being specific about what you would bring to the job. Samantha also recommends sharing numbers to quantify your skills whenever possible, as well as listing clear objectives or career goals near the top of your customized resume. 

About Our Guest:

Samantha Kennen ( is the human resources director at Grand Central Bakery. ( Her company’s hand-crafted breads and pastries are beloved locally and recognized nationally. 

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