Tuesday, January 25, 2005

Resume Makeover: Before & After

When Carter Sieck asked if I could improve her resume based on the resume writing advice I am known to dispense on a daily basis, I gladly took up her challenge.

First of all, let me say that your resume is the first impression -- whether on paper or online -- that a prospective employer has of you prior to an interview. A great resume will make the decision-maker sit up and take notice of your talents, experience, and accomplishments presented in a strong, polished format.

Remember, your resume has to stand out from the crowd -- or more accurately, the stacks of other resumes piled up in front of the Personnel Director or senior executive in charge of hiring for any given position. In addition to presenting your career experience, you have to set up the resume in such a way that the hiring authority can quickly scan down the page and see at a glance what you can bring to his/her company.

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At 8:21 PM, Anonymous setting goals said...

I was going to leave a little tip on New Years Resolutions and how to make the best of them.

Unfortunately, I would not be able to keep it brief.

Goal setting takes effort and you really have to know how to do it to do it well. Especially the follow-up.

That's why I've included a lot of FREE goal setting information on my website, to help folks like you be more successful.

In fact, you can start now, and get a head start on the new year - and the rest of your life.

Think goal setting isn't important? Spend a little time at reaching goals and you'll change your mind.

Have a GREAT day!


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