Re: Getting Hired...Opinion #2500

Subject: Re: Getting Hired...Opinion #2500
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 12:39:53 -0800 (PST)

> > Worse, what is the chance that I (or
> > someone else) will see this resume and wonder, if this is
> > what we get in response to a short and narrowly targeted
> > job description, what will we get from this person when we want a
> > short and narrowly targeted document?

A resume is not a writing test, other than to determine if the person
can write a resume....that's what the portfolio is. If you want to
know if the person can write a tight document, I'm sure the interview
(with portfolio or writing test) can establish that.

We're starting to fall back into the trap of determining if the
writer can use styles by seeing they used styles in the resume....a
bad approach in my opinion.

John Posada
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