Re: resumes

Subject: Re: resumes
From: Stuart Burnfield <slb -at- FS -dot- COM -dot- AU>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 1997 17:05:41 +0800

"M. David Orr" <whitears -at- INTERACCESS -dot- COM> wrote:
> I'm looking for a reason to eliminate a resume within 10-15 seconds
> if possible. Here are some things I consider:
> * An ego-centric, eccentric, or wordy cover letter is the quickest
> indicator for rejection.

I saw a resume a few days ago with a large heading on the first page
saying something like:

"A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY FOR YOUR COMPANY"

And this was for an entry-level position.

If it had landed on my desk -- whoosh. . . clang!

Regards
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Functional Software Pty Ltd Fax: +61 9 328 8616

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