Ten Tips for Choosing Professional Resume Help
In This Chapter
Selecting a superb resume writer
Checking out the goods
Shopping for price quotes
In addition to reading this book, how do you best come up with a resume that ushers you into prime interviewing territory? Should you hire a professional resume writer or go it alone?
There’s plenty to be said in favor of hiring a professional writer, who not only is expert in classic marketing principals but is tuned into the brave new world of job search — from swirling social media to racing-ahead technology.
Professionally crafted resumes not only boost your confidence but actually make money for you by shortening your job search — for example, when you are searching for a $50,000-a-year job, each week of unemployment costs you about $950 in lost pay. The downside is that professional resume creation costs money that you may have budgeted for other current needs. Good arguments exist on both sides of whether you should pay a pro or tackle the writing challenge solo.
Here’s my take: I have witnessed dramatically good, life-changing results produced by the efforts of talented professional resume writers. If you want to employ ...