Get Your Job Resumé Up to Date
Unemployment is low today. Everyone with a job is fat
and sassy. In the recession of 2007, people will realize
that their opportunities have become less plentiful.
Now is the time to make your career move, either
upward in your company or outward into a new job. Avoid
Most people adopt take Scarlett O'Hara's outlook
toward difficult problems: "I'll think about it tomorrow."
The wise person will think about it today, before the
problem becomes evident to everyone else.
When was the last time you revised your resumé?
Probably the last time you went looking for a job. When
was that? Years ago, probably.
You need to update your resumé now. This assumes that
you know how to write a good one. Most people don't. Your
resumé needs the following:
1. Something to make it stand out on the pile
2. A single powerful reason to hire you
3. Evidence to prove that you can deliver
4. A specific action step for the reader to take
4. A believable reason to act now
A modern resumé should include a link to the job
applicant's Web site. If you don't have a Web site, then
you had better have a blog site. If you have neither,
you're not thinking ahead. You're falling behind.
Then start your search. But search the smart way. For
my article on how to this right, click here:
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