A resume is your vehicle for a first impression. Is your resume a shiny red sportscar, a mid range white station wagon or an old brown wreck? What does that even mean? Read on my friend... All will be revealed.
Your resume is hot. It is truly, madly and deeply a professional sales document that causes a skipped heartbeat whenever it is received. Everyone who sees your resume not only wants to hire you, they want to be you. Not only do you have mad skills, but you also know how to market them and your resume is testament to that fact.
Does your resume drive like a red sportscar or a white station wagon? Find out here.
Your resume is functional, practical and no fluff. You have an average success rate when it comes to securing interviews, but your resume is not something you tend to get compliments on. You are fairly confident that when it comes to resumes, you have checked all of the boxes and you are providing all of the information you need to.
Your resume is pretty beat up and you are not having much luck getting interviews. You don't really know where you are going wrong. You aren't all that confident in your resume. Perhaps you pulled it together in a small amount of time just so that you have one. Or maybe you just aren't sure what to do to improve.
I reckon about 75% of the resumes that pass my desk are White Station Wagons. About 23% are old brown wrecks and I'd say about 2% are red sportscars. When I receive a red sportscar resume, I get excited. Honestly, if you have a red sportscar resume, I would consider interviewing you, even if you aren't quite what I am looking for skills wise.
Take another look at your resume. Is it a red sportscar? If not, what can you do to turn it into a red sportscar?
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