Tuesday, July 31, 2007

The Resume Headache and How To Get Rid of It

Let’s be honest – nobody loves writing their own resume. It’s frustrating to string together all of those life “episodes” in a way that makes sense for the direction in which we are now heading. Then there are those questions we ask ourselves that distract us from the whole point of the resume, like: “How much personal information should I include? How can I make mine stand out from other resumes? Should I include a photo?” It is so easy to get tangled up in the details of your entire life that you forget that, while the resume is a factual document, it is also a marketing piece. My experience in working with job-seekers has revealed a number of interesting observations. The first is that people seem to dislike editing their life. They fear leaving some View the rest of this article

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