You get the anticipated callback and that’s when the questions come firing in; “So, why are you applying for this position? You seem too___.” Continue reading Goldilocks and The Three Bears of Business
Have you ever really sat down to think about your life, your purpose, your “element”, and then realize that frankly, your job or career path is not in-line with any of them? Maybe it’s okay to step back and re-evaluate your current situation. Where else can life take you if you realize that we’re more than just a fancy position title and puffed resume– we’re beings, with a purpose.
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In a recent interview with The New York Times, Lazlo Block (a.k.a., the guy in charge of all hiring at Google), explains that the real key to making your resume’s bullet points work in your favor is to give your accomplishments context and explain exactly how you achieved them.
The key…is to frame your strengths as: ‘I accomplished X, relative to Y, by doing Z.’ Most people would write a resume like this: ‘Wrote editorials for The New York Times.’ Better would be to say: ‘Had 50 op-eds published compared to average of 6 by most op-ed [writers] as a result of providing deep insight into the following area for three years.’ Most people don’t put the right content on their resumes.