Very few of us have ever had the privilege of handing in our resume confidently along with a new job application. There is always that fear in the back of our minds: was it safe to include my 5th-grade karate certificate as an achievement?
Once you have been offered the job, accepted it and have started your career with it, you should from time to time return to your Resume and ask yourself: Is something missing from my Resume?
For those who have utilized career centers at colleges, or for those who have read one of the many advice articles about planning one’s career, this process may seem familiar to a growth plan.
We all face that conundrum on occasions whether to listen to our head or to our heart when making decisions. Some of us lead with our heart and forget or ignore our head. Others start with their head and then pull on the heartstrings. Both are troublesome. So, what should you watch out for when making job and career decisions?
Reading the title sounds like a bit like “Speed Dating.” In Speed Dating, you have 60 seconds to make an impression on the other person, which could result in a future date, or be a complete bust! Similarly, with your resume, you have only a handful of seconds to make an impression on a potential employer.