My Inc.com story today, “Employers Reject Résumés. Why You Should Stop Sending Them.” begins
Employers Reject Résumés. Why You Should Stop Sending Them.
Nobody gives a final yes to a résumé. But they do give final no’s. What to do instead.
A well-placed woman, “Jane,” who saw me speak on a panel began the process of offering me a job. To put me in touch with her boss, Jane asked for my résumé.
I told her I preferred not to send it.
Why did I decline?
The role would complement my personal projects and had autonomy, leadership, and the opportunity to grow. My résumé looks great and fit the role.
The problem with résumés
I avoid sending résumés because people don’t approve résumés. People reject them.
Read the rest at Employers Reject Résumés. Why You Should Stop Sending Them.
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