Resumes: Size Does NOT Matter…Compelling Story DOES.

I have talked before about how I dislike my resume / CV. It is just so difficult to fit a person into a formula. So frustrated was I with the blah blah blah of my 2-page resume I forced it down to one-page, thinking that would help. It did not.

Then, in a fit of pique, and in the fervour of a creative outburst, I turned it into a 1-metre infographic. Satisfying (and a version of which trended on SlideShare for a while). Later still, I developed the BrandBoard concept as a mechanism to tell a first-person story that is F.R.E.S.H.

So, I know my stuff. I have done my due diligence. I have discerned hire-me-ness in others’ resume creativity and, well, hired them for it.

This article caught my eye: your resume, one-page or two- in length? My belief: who cares?! But within it, this exactitude:

In the digital application world, size doesn’t really matter. As long as you tell a compelling story…

As I often exclaim…YES.

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