Alright, I might have exaggerated. It’ll take a bit more than seven minutes. But if you follow my guidelines, you’ll know what you need to focus on straightaway.
Fast but effective checklist
In an article I wrote for Freshgigs.ca, I set out seven checklist items that you should keep in mind as you update your resume.
For instance, you will need to provide updated information on your current job title and responsibilities, recent certifications and training, volunteer positions, and the like.
How often should you update your resume
Updating your resume is one of those things you should do on a periodic basis. Most people leave this till it’s time to start looking for another job. As a result, most people’s resumes start to look outdated, and the job of updating becomes a formidable task. Try to set aside at least an hour to update your resume, perhaps once or twice a year. You never know when you might need it in a hurry, and it’s always good to be well-prepared.
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