Inspiration

Great action verbs will enhance the readability of your resume and spice up the language so recruiters and hiring managers stay locked in beyond the 6-7 seconds they typically spend skimming.

What it does

Scan your resume and recommend alternative action words that you could use. This app will help lazy job searchers save a couple of minutes to search for great action words by themselves.

How we built it

React, Nodejs, web scraping

Challenges we ran into

Finding good resources for power verbs on the internet to use as our data source.

Accomplishments that we're proud of

Learning web scraping, how to interact with PDF file programmatically

What we learned

New npm packages dealing with pdf file, web scraping

What's next for Lazy Resume

  • Apply NLP to create new features like paraphrasing the sentences so that they would sound better.
  • Give feedback to users about their resumes and how to improve them.
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