Posted by Financial Samurai Comments Climbing The Corporate Ladder With cashed up corporate balance sheets and strong earnings growth, employment levels continue to improve across America. The latest unemployment rate has declined to 4.
Use this time to plan more thoroughly. An excellent resume should be standard. What I thought was a friendly meet up turned out to be a soft sell on why I should join his firm. You should send me your resume. Truth be told, my resume was one year old and needed some updating.
Make sure the top half of your resume pops and everything is clear. If you have a resume longer than one page, you just quadrupled your chances of having your resume crumpled and tossed in the bin. More is much less in this situation. Having a one page resume shows that you are concise, clear, and to the point. Contact info, latest two or three jobs with responsibilities, education, and hobbies done. Segment the page out in titles, use bullet points if you will, and make that one page as simple to read as possible.
Like blogging, content is king! That will surely piss off your reviewer if she wants to contact you. You and your interview make the person. A bad resume obliterates your chances, and a good resume is the absolute minimum.
There is no one golden resume format. It just has to be easy on the eyes. Put a picture of yourself up on the top right hand corner. Change your resume color to a green back ground. Make your objective statement a prediction on who will win the Super Bowl and why? Then parlay that with a follow up interview if your prediction holds true.
His resume is easy to read. Edgar has a classically formatted resume which I like. He must be just graduating from business school because he over emphasizes his education, and under emphasizes what makes Edgar the man.
I would love to know more about what makes Pamela tick. Also, I would consider removing her earliest work experience and expand a little more on her interests. The resume showcases her range as an actress in terms of tours, plays, commercials, and training. You have to look closely to see that he was an Accounting Intern from , which as an awfully long time.
A good resume is standard, which also means good resumes are everywhere. If you have a badly formatted resume with glaring holes, your job seeking life is over. The economy is now extremely strong with the stock market and real estate market at record highs. Power is shifting towards the employee. Make your resume count and maximize all of your opportunities before the economy turns sour!
I managed to negotiate a severance package worth six years of living expenses 3 years of salary after working at my firm for 11 years. I now live stress-free in retirement and enjoy working on my entrepreneurial endeavors.
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