Rick Gillis is an author/speaker/radio and TV host—all with an emphasis on employment and job search. Rick says that job search is no longer about selection. It’s about preventing elimination! Read more...
You, provided you think like a journalist.
Remember to keep your audience in mind. You are NOT your audience, so if you have only managed to impress yourself with your completed resume, chances are you missed the mark. Pass your resume by someone not related to you. Spouses/significant others are the worst people to whom you can show your resume. After all, what are they really going to say? Get someone impartial to review your resume, ideally a person in business who will review with the mindset of "would I want to talk with this person?"
And who knows, they might even offer you a job!