Resume advice from Google

Here's some good advice for any resume, courtesy of Thomas L. Friedman's article How to Get a Job at Google.

How do you write a good résumé?

“The key,” [Google's SVP of People Operations Laszlo Bock] said, “is to frame your strengths as: ‘I accomplished X, relative to Y, by doing Z.’ Most people would write a résumé like this: ‘Wrote editorials for The New York Times.’ Better would be to say: ‘Had 50 op-eds published compared to average of 6 by most op-ed [writers] as a result of providing deep insight into the following area for three years.’ Most people don’t put the right content on their résumés.”

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Have a great day!

Jimmy


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