Resume: A brief account of one’s professional or work experience and qualifications, often submitted with an employment application*
But really, a resume is so much more than that. For example, it can show your personality and it can show your grammar skills (or lack thereof if you aren’t careful). A resume is normally the one thing standing between you and a job interview. I did a post “6 Resume Mistakes to Avoid” and today I want to tell you some things that you should include, like, right now if you want your resume to instantly be better.
Today I’m doing community service here at The Quirk Life. I have to! Because all over my social networking timelines, sentences are being butchered. Deep captions are losing their effects. Why, you ask? Because of poor grammar! So I’ve made a list of a few (there are so many!) common misuses that I see frequently and put them in a photo. That way you can save it and reference it each time you write a post or caption.
Is that shallow?
I’m a communicator. It’s a major part of who I am. I’m also an intellect. So when you send me messages like “Wut chu up 2” – notice, no question mark – I begin to form a certain opinion.
Looking for a job is a job. Believe me, I know. You spend hours applying to so many vacancies that you lose count. It’s now graduation season and many will be preparing to begin an exciting new career. So here is my contribution to your success. I’m going to give you 6 things to avoid on your resume, making it more effective. If you’re going to spend half days looking for a job, you need a winning resume that pays off by getting you noticed.