Are you in career transition, but frustrated because you’re sending out your CV or resume, and you’re not getting interviews?
Here are three things you can do to get better results from your written career documents.
It’s not easy to evaluate a situation objectively when your frustration levels are high. There are many reasons why your CV or resume does not get the results you expect, even when you’re a good fit for the positions you are applying for.
Not all these are under your control.
Focus first on the things you can control, beginning with the three below.
1. Check All your Career Documents for Unintentional Errors or Discrepancies
Examine the written career documents you already have. Your resume or CV. Your cover letters. Your thank you letters and e-notes. Your bio. Your networking letters and e-notes. Your online profiles. Do they have errors? Are there discrepancies in the information?