Historically, job seekers have been required to respond to job postings by submitting a piece of paper (or two) to the organization with the opening. This piece of paper, known as a resume, is supposed to encapsulate the job seeker’s work experiences, skills, and successes and then convince the reader to call and eventually hire the most qualified job seeker. This is the way it used to go, but today, due to a variety of circumstances, which this chapter will outline, the job seeker has to do more than submit a piece of paper in order to stand out and win the job.
The hiring process as we knew it is broken. Here are 10 ways today’s job search has to be different and approached in a new way.