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>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 09:49:38 -0700

Milan DavidoviÄ wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 12:37 PM, Combs, Richard
> <richard -dot- combs -at- polycom -dot- com> wrote:
> > 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?
>
> Such resumes exist, and I think it's reasonable to assume that the
> people who create them get hired (otherwise, how else would they end
> up with such long resumes), which suggests that there are managers out
> there who accept them.
>
> What do you make of that?

Sturgeon's Law applies to technical communications. :-)

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