With a decade’s experience of writing about job search and recruitment topics, Paul understands the power of words to influence mindsets and alter destinies. His previous recruitment career taught him that the seeds of a successful job search are sown long before you come to writing your resume. Dad of two great teenage kids and husband to a long-suffering writing widow.
The temptation to increase your resume to two pages is real, but is it the right thing to do? For a director-level job seeker, the answer will be yes, but what about everyone else? If you do opt for two pages, make the most of them.
There is a temptation to put every bit of experience in your resume, but how far back should a resume go? A line should be drawn when relevance starts to wane. Use the precious resume real estate wisely.
Getting on with others is the key to business success, but how are interpersonal skills defined and how might we use these examples in our resume to make it stronger? Which interpersonal skills does the job require?