Résumé tip #2: Career snapshot

graphic illustrating to reader that the career snapshot section should be placed at the top of page one of the resumeThe most important résumé real estate is the top half of Page One. Think of this area as the ‘above the fold‘ view of a newspaper.

A career snapshot is the ideal area to showcase:

  • years of industry experience
  • specific subject-matter expertise
  • commendations
  • examples of how you provided ROI (return on investment)

Your career snapshot could be the clincher in getting a shortlist phone call or interview, so invest the time and write a winner.


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