BlognonyBITS - The Incredible Expanding Resume
Resume should never be more than two pages long.
My two page resume generates no interest.
My four and one-half page resume, detailing every
Stupid thing that I've ever accomplished,
Generates three job interviews in a week.
Brevity is dead. Long live the search-engine.
D.K... I've often wondered about putting a few well-targeted personal details on a resume--kind of from the school that says..."nope, nothing personal".
I wonder if this is just a phenomema in your field or in all professional fields. Do you know?
Kathy... I actually don't think interviews and resume length are related. The former--at least IMHO--simply has to do with money and risk. If you're putting no investment into the employee, who cares is they have all the skills you need, especially when they'll leave in 18 months anyway.
In the land of the 70 hour work week, employees are simply a commodity to be used up then tossed aside.