Crunch Your Own Damn Resumé

Are you tired of kissing your resume goodbye, consigning it to the black hole of automated resume processing systems, never to hear a peep from people who, for all you know, are laughing at whatever came out the other end? Now, (finally!) there are tools that (try to) predict the garbled gunk into which many resumes are automatically translated. But… Is that enough?

Probably not. But then again, you shouldn’t be wasting so much time on automated resume submission anyway. You should, instead, get your ass out of the chair and actually meet people. Blind resume submissions account for a miserable fraction of the ways people get jobs, so limit the time you spend on this method (14%, to be exact).

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