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Signs That It Is Time to Update Your
Here is a checklist of ten signs that it may be
time to update your resume and look for new
Salary Progression: Your co-workers, and
colleguesare getting job offers with substantial
increases while your raises have been small or
Layoff Rumors: Rumors of company layoffs are
circulating (but of course your boss says there
is nothing to worry about).
New Career Path: Your old resume still lists your
previous jobs as a waiter and personal bar
tender, even though you now have seven years
experience as an accountant.
Out of Date: Your most recent resume does not
include the last two years of work and
accomplishments at your present firm.
New Priorities: Your resume lists more college
sports awards than job accomplishments.
Length: Including your present job makes your
resume is three or more pages long.
New Technology: Your resume does not list any of
the computer software you've learned to use in
the last two years.
Opportunity of a Life-time: You just saw an ad
for a great job, and the deadline for responses
is by the end of the week. Do you know where to
find the current version of your resume on your
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