Is your resume going to stand out in today’s market? With the popularity of social media and mobile devices it is critical that you have a web 2.0 resume even if you aren’t an IT professional.
What this means is that your resume must not be longer than 2 pages, no matter how extensive your relevant professional experience is to your future goals. Let’s face it, most of us are typically faced with information overload, so it is critical that your resume be succinct and rapidly engage the recipient.
Achievement bullets need to be less detailed and showcase impact. Even the font style needs to be modern; forget Times New Roman or Garamond, but instead view the fonts currently available in the latest version of Word and consider styles like Calibri and Cambria. Welcome to the new resume and the challenge of standing out in a world of technology!