RE: Having fun with your resume - good idea/bad idea

Subject: RE: Having fun with your resume - good idea/bad idea
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Milan DavidoviÄ <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>, Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 09:37:42 -0700

Milan Davidovic wrote:

> My own preference is to err on the side of brevity; the existence of
> long resumes (and defences of the same in other discussions) indicates
> other points of view. So if your objective is to only get resumes
> within a certain page count or time range, then saying so up front
> doesn't seem such a bad idea. Alternatively, to screen out anyone
> whose opinion differs from one's own, then staying silent on the
> matter might be the way to go.

Are you seriously suggesting that a preference for 8-10 page resumes over 1-2 page resumes is merely a matter of taste, like favoring asparagus over broccoli, and doesn't reflect on the competence of the applicant as a tech writer?

I respectfully but vehemently disagree.

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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303-903-6372
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