Think your resume is going to win you the interview? Think again. My prediction: within the next 10 years, we will see the resume become obsolete.
Last week’s post covered basic principles of resume writing, and this week I’m going to share some nitty-gritty details for resume structure and content. These tips account for your resume being reviewed by a real, live human being (that still happens!), as well as an applicant tracking system (ATS).
In elementary school we learn how to write essays. In college or the workforce we learn about formal business writing. Letters, memos, research papers, sales proposals, grant applications, and white papers all have elements in common: complete sentences, paragraph structure, normal grammatical rules.