You Can Write. Great! But Can You Write a Resume?


Sharing another excerpt from the terrific blog post, Ten Reasons Why Your Resume Isn’t Working by Our colleague, Barbara Safani. Here’s another reason your resume may not be working:
You think that because you are confident in your writing abilities you can write a good resume. Sure it helps to have a strong command of the English language. But resume writing is less about the actual writing and more about the strategy than many people realize. A resume writer can look at your background objectively, analyze any potential obstacles in your search, and create a strategy that emphasizes your overarching accomplishments and doesn’t dwell on your more difficult to explain roles and transitions.