RE: Resume format

Subject: RE: Resume format
From: "Jane Carnall" <jane -dot- carnall -at- digitalbridges -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 15:09:51 -0000

>>One person (not the one I hired) put their picture on their
resume. Why doesn't everyone?<<

In the UK, nothing is more likely to get your CV chucked out. I'm told that
in parts of the US, including a photo may actually be illegal. <g> By me,
that would be a good reason not to do it unless specifically requested (and
to make me very dubious about a company that did so request).

>>Do you realize that when we have 40
resumes, we start to get you confused, even after the interview?<<

I just try to be extremely memorable. In a good way. <ggg>

Otherwise, your advice sounds good. Except for letting the agency tailor my
CV. If they want to make significant changes, I'd a lot rather they told me
what they wanted and let *me* do it. If they see a small problem, I don't
have a problem with their fixing it, so long as they ask me first. I always
bring a copy of my CV to the interview anyway, so that if there's a problem
with the version they sent I can prove it was them, not me!

Jane Carnall
The CVs all stand around a cauldron chanting and occasionally tossing in a
small writer.


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