Hiring Tips: Reading Between The Lines Of A Résumé
The résumé is an odd piece of paper or, okay, an odd digital document. It’s not so much a document as a Rorschach test or a treasure map. You wouldn’t want to hire somebody without a résumé, and you wouldn’t want to apply for a job or start a business without looking at your résumé and thinking about whether you have what it takes to start a new adventure.
And yet, as important as résumés are, you can’t take them too literally. If you really want to utilize a résumé, you have to read between the lines. That means a few things.