Re: length of service--how often to change jobs
If you're uncomfortable with the number of positions
that show on your resume, switch to a functional rather
than chronological format...
And Maggie answered:
Every time I've tried a functional resume, the hiring managers look at it funny, like it was a foreign language, and ask me how long I spent where...
Granted, a functional resume isn't mainstream and won't be
acceptable to <stereotype>prissy little HR ladies at big
stuffy corporations</stereotype>, so if wearing a blue
suit suits you, don't represent yourself as "outside the
box". But I always used it to filter employers, so I told
those that called for a chrono that I just didn't have one.
Bottom line is that your resume is your advertising piece
and you have to be comfortable about the way it represents
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