Your Resume - Gone In 60 Seconds by A.J. Bond

Writing a Resume can be a labour of love, but all too often in today's uncertain economic climate that love can go unrequited when it comes to job applications. If I had a dollar for each time a client said they had not received a response to a job application, I would be considerably wealthier.

Like a first date, it is critical to make a first good impression when it comes to writing a resume. Employers and recruiters tend to work on a strict 'love (or at least attraction!) at first site' policy, and if your resume is not up to scratch, you can expect immediate rejection.

Writing a good resume is a challenge. In a few short pages the author is required to distil a lifetime of work experience, achievements and aspirations, whilst at the same time convincing a third-party of their value as a potential employee.


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