You've just gone through a layoff, or are simply looking for that next adventure. Wouldn't it be nice, when you shift into job-search mode, to be able to put your full attention on the job search and not have to worry about a last minute marathon-resume-update-session?
Many of us keep our LinkedIn or FaceBook profiles regularly updated (we'll talk about those at length in future Tips). Spend a bit of regularly scheduled time keeping your resume up to date.
I recommend setting a reminder on your calendar for the first of each month and taking a moment to quickly review what projects you've been working on. Pay particular attention to the following:
Incorporating the above simple practices will make all the difference between a lack-luster resume and an attention-grabbing one. Consider investing the time upfront for a bigger payoff on the back-end.
As always, we're interested in hearing how your job search is going. Feel free to contact us.