Jim Hopkinson is an author, writer, and speaker living in New York City. His focus is on career development for the new economy, showing how new media, technology and branding are changing how people look at their career and lifestyle. Read more...
Am I recommending that everyone add a strange hobby on his or her resume? No. But here's what I am saying:
What's definitely true is this: in a sea of competitiveness, you have to find a way to stand out. After all, what is a resume except a collection of bullet points, all categorized nicely under job headings or templated categories.
As you progress throughout your career, your goal should be to accumulate the best possible bullet points under each category. So, where do the bullet points come from? Try these five tips.