How to Write a Kick-Ass Resume

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Resumes are a necessary exercise during your job search. Writing one helps you understand how to position your experience and qualifications in the job interview.

Itโ€™s a minority of people that get a job solely off of a resume. If youโ€™re approaching your job search strategically (setting up coffee meetings, researching the companies you want to work at, building and maintaining a personal network, etc), you can be hired without ever sending in a resume.

The biggest value in writing a resume is gaining an understanding of the specific problems the company is facing and how to position your experience and qualifications to solve those problems.

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