There is so much information on resumes, that if you
read 30 different sources, you'll probably discover 30 different opinions. It's
frustrating and aggravating to most job searchers. Still, if you want to compete
in the job market, one thing is for certain: you need a dynamite resume.
Hiring sources today will not even speak with you without
having a resume for them to review. Even if you are the BEST candidate for the
position, hiring authorities will not bring you in for the interview if your
resume does not grab their attention. Should You Write Your Own Resume?
In short, the answer is "no." Why?
- For one thing, you are not familiar with the
current buzz words, trends and preferences
- It is hard to maintain objectivity about yourself;
you may have slaved on a project and think it is a very important point, yet,
in reality, it doesn't even belong on your resume
- You may select a format for all the wrong reasons
(you like the way it looks, your brother-in-law used it, or you saw it in a
- You have only one chance to capture the
reader's attention - and you don't get a second chance to make a first
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(We've been working with online resumes since 1995)
If you're competing in the job search of TODAY, you'd better
get wired or you're going to get whacked. You can no longer get by the way you
once did -- just using paper resumes to answer ads, contact executive search
firms, etc. Electronic forms of your resume (e-resumes) must meet standards that
have been necessitated by various databases and Internet sites, or else it will
be rejected. It's more than just eliminating bold and underlining on the resume,
and it isn't about loading the resume with html. The greatest opportunity in job
search right now is on the Internet, through both companies' and recruiters'
sites and databases. If you're merely a wannable.com and not competing with a
sophisticated e-resume -- you're dead.
The electronic form of your resume must meet some standards
that have been necessitated by the various databases and email systems. It must
be a plain text document and all formatting such as bolding, tabs, underling,
italicizing, etc. that you cherish in your traditional resume must be removed.
Also many hidden commands that are entered into the document created using word
processing programs must be removed so that they do not corrupt or distort the
resume when it is received by a hiring agent's database or email. You can try to
beat the system by entering a resume loaded with html, or other formatting
commands, and sometimes you will get away with it, temporarily. Sooner or later,
your resume will be corrupted - guaranteed! Don't fight the system! Do it right
the first time!
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e-resumes for our clients since 1995.
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more about this critical component of your job search.