If you are thinking of a career in social media and have got a word doc resume. Delete it!
I had two recruitment companies chasing me to fill in a vacancy for the Social Media Assistant role. They have been bombarding me with perfectly formated (word, pdf) and well written resumes and cover letter.
What did I do with these applications? I deleted them straigth away. Wonder why is that? Here are the reasons:
- 1) Last thing I want is to see a word file attachment resume for this post (for that matter most of the jobs these days)
- 2) None of the applicant where search able on Google.
- 3) Sending a word document/ pdf resume or a cover letter is counter productive when applying for social media jobs. Let your work speak for you.
Want to know how to make a resume for social media jobs (in-fact many jobs). Here is a great article that tells you exactly how to do this.
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