RE: Average Length of TW Resume

Subject: RE: Average Length of TW Resume
From: Kay Robart <kay -dot- robart -at- integratedconcepts -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2000 09:45:04 -0600

Also speaking as a hiring manager, I say, no. I wouldn't want to see more
than three pages, but there is no good reason to hold an experienced
writer down to an arbitrary number of pages. Again, I have a three-page
resume, and believe me, I have done a lot of pruning and prioritizing.

Kay Robart

> Speaking as an employer, yes.
> I'm sure that you have lots of interesting and relevant experience, but if
> you make me wade through more than two pages of content to find it, I will
> assume that you're not capable of prioritizing and pruning information.
> You
> can always provide additional information during an interview or have a
> more detailed version of your resume available, but for an initial
> contact,
> two pages should be enough.
> Sarah

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