Re: Keep Track of Experience

Subject: Re: Keep Track of Experience
From: mayur -dot- polepalli -at- scandentgroup -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 17:32:31 +0530

Hi Ed,
I have been maintaining an MS Excel sheet since the day I started working;
it contains a weekly break down of my tasks/deliverables. It comes really
handy when you are creating a resume for a specific job.
Another thing, you feel nice looking at ALL that you have achieved.

On Thu, 03 Jul 2003 14:54:37 -0400, "Edwin Wurster"
<eawurster -at- hotmail -dot- com> said:
> Over the last five years I've trimmed down my resume quite a bit.
> During the past week I've had a recruiter forward two client requests,
> asking whether I had experience with (fill in the blank.)
> As it turns out, I have plenty of experience in the two areas, but the
> description in my resume has morphed into bland, general words on the
> resume.
> A few months ago I looked into what it would take to create and maintain
> a
> database of experience, and saw that learning and applying XML to the
> task
> would have several benefits. Are there any mere mortals doing this now?
> If
> so, what tools are you using?
> TIP: Don't throw away the details!
> Ed


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