Create a Culturally Competent Resume


“For the culturally incompetent,” writes Sarah Histed-Shergill, “the global job market provides a wealth of opportunity . . . to be misconstrued, misunderstood and misinterpreted. You must prepare your resume with an international perspective,” she writes. “By presenting your personal information in a culturally sensitive manner, you will enhance your chances of success in the global job market.” Find out in Histed-Shergill’s article, The Culturally Competent Resume for the Global Job Market, how to follow some simple steps to avoid the pitfalls of cultural faux pas and prevent potentially embarrassing and costly miscues.