As a candidate it presents you and your skills - for the employer it provides key information to use in making a decision.
So don’t let the CV date you
If you're a job-seeker of the baby-boom generation, you may be feeling a little left out by the job market. You may not be ready to retire, but the young recruiters you send resumes to don't seem to respond to your skills and experience. If you are experiencing symptoms of age discrimination, you should know that your resume could be the culprit, categorising you as out-of-date and over-the-hill.
Your resume can put you in the over-the-hill category in several ways. Your resume is due for an update if it contains outdated:
If you are looking to find a new job or perhaps someone who is quite happy with their current role and just looking for some advice on how to get ahead in your current role, suggested simple steps on how to write a resume about yourself.
It is imperative that the information that you list on your resume is concise, easy to read, and follows a reverse chronological order ie. listing your most recent job history and education first. In particular, employers will be looking for the key information about your:
Don't despair if your resume is out-of-date. Diamond Recruitment can consult with you to assist in updating your CV simply contact us.
However, you can perform an extreme resume makeover by using the tips below.
Make sure your resume:
Some of the old resume rules just don't apply any more. For example:
Your new resume will be a better reflection of your hard-earned skills, talents, and expertise. Let your experience work for you rather than against you. Using these tips to update your resume can make a noticeable difference in interest from employers.
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