It’s easy to fall in a rut when it comes to creating and building a resume. That template you used in Microsoft Word 2007?
Probably a good idea to do a little spring cleaning… and come up with a shiny new resume.
A generic resume can stall your job search, even before you get out of the driveway. With hundreds of candidates vying for the same job, submitting the same, tired resume won’t win any races.
To fuel a successful job search, step on the gas. Apply some resume power. And get the checkered flag.
Let’s get one big idea out of the way right now. You should only submit a one-page resume. Period.
Anything longer and people become bored…
Turning down the spigot of the information pouring into my life got me thinking about other aspects of our lives where turning down the noise would be beneficial.
Then it hit me. The same principle applies to your resume…
Most resume advice comes from well-meaning, experienced sources. But wouldn’t you rather trust your resume improvements to science?
You know, research and data compiled to help you write the perfect resume?
We talked to Lisa K. McDonald—career coach, resume expert, and owner/principal of professional services firm Career Polish, Inc.
She gave us some of her best secrets—that would probably cost you a pretty penny—for free!