How do you stand out from the crowd?

Employers are overwhelmed with hundreds of resumes for every position. On average, they’ll receive 250+ resumes for any posted job and spend 5 to 10 seconds looking at each one.

The decision process is increasingly dependant on the design & formatting of your resume. Plain or poorly formatted resumes and cover letters are winding up in the discard pile. So how can you avoid having your resume be thrown into that pile where 80 to 90% of all resumes go?