Updated: Nov 22, 2020
During my course of work advising job seekers, one of the first things we discuss is the job seeker’s #resume.
It’s usually the first touchpoint hiring managers have with #jobseekers.
Mary Halton, Assistant Ideas Editor at TED and a science journalist, spoke with career coach and former recruiter Gail Tolstoi-Miller about the major elements we talk about with #jobseekers pretty succinctly in this article.
Her main points are:
1. Tailor your resume to each job you apply for
2. If you’ve been laid off due to COVID-19 or done short-term contract gigs, it’s OK to note this in your resume
3. Don’t overlook your accomplishments
4. Keep your LinkedIn profile current
5. Networking helps
Read her article at this link.