Tuesday, October 23, 2012

The Monolith Resume is Dead

You've heard it before (or should have)--you need to customize your resume for each and every job opening. A savvy job-hunter cannot afford to present just one image to the entire world of prospective employers. Here is a trio of links that can give you an overview of what should be on your resumes (plural), and why:

An overview of how and what to tweak on your resume to customize for each job for which you apply:

Are you a "hard-working, detail-oriented team player"? DO NOT put these words anywhere on your resume, according to this article!

Why you need at least three separate resumes for your job-hunt: (1) one packed to the brim with keywords that a computer can find; (2) one for human beings; (3) one on social media like LinkedIn:

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