Making your resume as flexible as your career
Happy Tuesday! It’s that time again to share a few of my favorite blog posts with you. Today, I am focusing on the incredible resume AGAIN – but this time I want to show how your professional and executive resume needs to be as flexible as your career.
Now, I am not suggesting that your entire resume should be changed every week (though I suggest annual updates), but it is a living document that should reflect your career growth.
Often, our career paths are not always smooth and can be filled with unexpected changes, setbacks and shifts, but we still need a professional resume to continually market ourselves for promotions and new jobs. So what happens when
- you have spent your entire career at one company
- you have job titles that don’t represent your level of responsibility
- you have done so much that it exceeds two pages
- you have gotten confused about the new resume trends
Here are a few tried-and-true resume strategies that can be adjusted to suit your current career situation: