It is a job to find a job…and most do not do it well; in part because there is little time to find a new one while employed and, when unemployed, a sense of despondence, depression, or desperation may make it hard to perform at peak levels. Three steps can turn the average job seeker into their own search executive in charge of a stress-free campaign that is guaranteed to find a job and to grow as a professional from the experience. Continue reading How to Find a Job→
Make clear what you want to do. Most resumes assume that the reader is to figure out something for the applicant to do and offer no specific idea what they actually want to do…this is asking more than most readers will ever bother doing.
Describe the results you produced, not what you spent your time doing. Most experience entries describe what time was spent doing not what results were produced or what was particularly clever about what was done. The reader then thinks the applicant cares mostly about themselves and not about their employer. Instead you want to convey the idea that if the reader were to hire you they would be a big winner because you would do clever things and produce valuable results.