Job-hunters spend hours, if not days or weeks, honing their resumes to a fine point. They’re hopeful that their tweaks and optimizations will do just enough to grab the attention of job recruiters and managers. But much of that work may be in vain, because resumes often only get a few seconds to do their jobs before they’re dismissed.
The thrill of the hunt for a new job can obscure the reasons you want to work at the new place. Your every thought may be focused on making yourself appear to be a shoo-in for the position, but you’d do well to spend some time evaluating whether or not the company is right for you.