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Seven First-Time Resume Concerns

Seven First-Time Resume Concerns

By Peter Vogt | MonsterTRAK Career Coach

1. Should My Resume Be One Page or Two?

If you read enough books or talk to enough people who “know” about resumes, you’ll come across a rule stating your resume should be only one page long. It’s time to let this myth go, along with the resume handcuffing it spawns.

It’s great if you can do this. But if you end up leaving out so much good material that you destroy your interview chances, what good have you done?

Is Your Resume in Shape?

1. When did you last update your resume?

The last time I looked for a job
Within the last month or so
Years ago

Remember: A human will read your resume. Some readers demand your resume be one page. Others will read a two-pager without hesitation. You don’t know who’s who, but the point still remains –- a one-page rule simply doesn’t exist.

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