After what seems like ages, I finally updated my resume. It kind of seems pointless to try and reproduce what I want to say and do into one page of text. Employers read through tons of resumes with no comprehension of what a person is actually like. If I was needing to fill a marketing/sales job, then I would hold an open invitation for anyone to come into my place of work and set up a meeting. It seems like people are getting lazy and just ask for you to send them a resume and cover letter. Doesn't that seem generic? Eighty-five percent of whether a person gets the job or not depends on the first interview, so why not just invite them in to speak with them in the first place. I would rather walk into someones office and tell them with my eyes what my intentions and goals are. Obviously resumes are for the sole purpose of trimming the fat on applications, but there has to be a better way.
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