Wednesday, November 25, 2009

job search notes: WSJ resume doctor


One piece of résumé advice to consider—and in particular for a marketing résumé like Ms. Jordan's: a listing of your technological capabilities, because these can speak to your experience and credibility. In Ms. Jordan's case, there is no mention of whether she has worked with market-research vendors such as Yankelovich or Mintel, or if she is proficient in market-research technologies like Oracle or Quickbase.
It turns out, Ms. Jordan is actually skilled in using Visio, SAS, JMP, Oracle, ComScore, Omniture, Webtrends and several other market-research technologies, all of which she has since added to her résumé.

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