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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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Writing a Résumé Is Not Speedy

This is a long process. You’re not going to write a good résumé in one sitting. You’re not going to assemble a good portfolio of your work, which I’ll discuss in Prepare a Relevant Portfolio, all at once. You’re not going to make a list of what you’re looking for in a job in one sitting. They may take days, with an initial burst of activity, and a week or two of updates as you think more about it.

Start writing your résumé immediately, if you don’t have one already, but come back to it frequently. Keep a scraps file of items you’d like to add to the résumé or that you’ve removed as irrelevant. Tend to your base résumé like a garden, planting new items and removing old items, as you think of them.

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