I’m back again with another re-post of my Salary.com column.
Thinking like a journalist is one of the most important aspects of crafting a winning, readable resume. Check this out:
Craft Your Resume As If You Were a Journalist
[Note to reader: You may want to review Rick’s resume format while reading this article.]
Think of how many articles you read in a day.
Now think about recruiters who review hundreds of resumes daily. What makes the difference between an article—or a resume—that may be read in its entirety and another that merely receives a glance—you know—that 3 to 10 second scan you have heard about.
You might want to think like a journalist when crafting your resume. This mindset may enhance your chances of cracking the barrier between you and your next job. [Read more…]