RE: How do hiring companies view TW resumes?

Subject: RE: How do hiring companies view TW resumes?
From: <kathleen -at- writefortheuser -dot- com>
To: "voxwoman" <voxwoman -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 07:29:22 -0700


Very good suggestions about companies, Wendy; I have the same problem.

Kathleen

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: How do hiring companies view TW resumes?
> From: voxwoman <voxwoman -at- gmail -dot- com>
> Date: Tue, March 16, 2010 7:44 am
> To: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>
>
> I have learned that if I have to put an "unusual" word in my resume (such as
> "rheology" -- an industry in which I once worked), I would also put in some
> words explaining what it meant, especially if the resume was going outside
> that niche industry. It also demonstrates that I can explain technical
> concepts to a lay audience (which is one of my selling points). I have also
> found it helpful to put in explanatory blurbs about companies where I've
> worked, since many of them no longer exist under that name or in that form
> (from mergers, acquisitions, or more dire outcomes).
>
> -Wendy
>

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