Is your resume working for you or against you?

Posted April 24, 2008 by

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IRVINE, CA — Are you unemployed? Are you seeking a job? Do you want to change your job? No matter which question fits you, its important to make sure your resume is effective and working for you.

Every person has special talents which may be a valuable resource for a company. According to recruitment managers, the most common mistake in a job search is when your talents and skills are underestimated. More often than not the reason is a poorly written resume. Your resume is a powerful instrument stating who you are. You will never get a second chance to make a first impression. That is why you must pay attention to the documentation you send in to a prospective employer.
Keep in mind, a lot of information can be gathered from a resume, so it’s good when a resume gives detailed information about your special talents and related experience. Always take time when writing your resume – do not rush through it. It shows the employer that you care. If you are not able to create your own, there are many different resources online to help you.
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