What your resume can't do for you

Posted by Bob Corlett on August 27, 2012

One of the biggest sources of job seeker frustration is sending resumes out and then hearing nothing back. It feels pointless and futile — because for most people, it is pointless and futile. If you don’t have the kinds of skills that employers are desperate to hire, then your resume will not be much help to you, and your job search might take a while.

Your resume has no magical properties. It is not Santa Claus. No matter how much you believe in it, there are some things your resume cannot do for you.

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Topics: Networking, Candidates, Resume