Resumes are a dime a dozen. Restaurants are flooded with them, and the truth is most restaurant managers will spend at most 30 seconds looking at them. When I speak to my colleagues about restaurant resumes, they all say they can get an understanding of who you are within 10-15 seconds.
At the end of the day, restaurant professionals – like all of us – are busy. The best way to learn about someone is to call them in for an interview. That’s where you can really dive in and figure out how someone handles different situations.
But your resume is the most important tool to get you into that interview – once you get in, it’s all on your ability to sell yourself to the restaurant manager & operations team.
Click here to go over 4 different ways you can beef up your restaurant resume, and what restaurant owners will look for when reviewing them.
Article was originally published to the Toast Blog on 2/20/17