So, Could You Do Me a Favor?

They said to use social media and apparently, this is it – so…I wrote a guest blog for a site and it’s sort of a competition. The most visitors and likes – gets me…well, I’m not even sure, but it is a good article, so – could you take a second, go to the site, read it and click the Like button?

Much, much appreciated…and back to our regular posting soon…

Resume Objective Statements That Kill Your Hiring Prospects

Does your resume have an Objective Statement that starts with something like, “A responsible position allowing me to fully utilize my professional skills and which provides me with an opportunity for professional advancement”?
If it does, consider that you’ve just asked a potential employer to read 20+ words that say absolutely nothing and risked having that person close your resume rather than learn what you can really do for them. My personal belief is that the fastest way to lose a job before they even read your resume, is to begin it with something like that.

When going through the job-seeking process, it is very important to understand the stages and the roles of the documents that support each stage.

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3 Comments on So, Could You Do Me a Favor?

  1. Now going to read and “Like”… though I first have to share that when I read the headline, I originally translated “resume” as “to pick up where one left off, and to continue…” Gives the sentence an entirely different twist. 🙂

  2. Almost to 1,200 likes so far. Keep up the good work, Paula!

  3. great article,liked and commented on!

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