A perennial question I get from students, partly due to shitty advice they get around campus from people who are not resume experts, is "how can I get my resume to one page?" Sometimes, I help students create one-page resumes. It is not a good idea to have superfluous or poorly worded information that takes up unnecessary space on a resume. However, if someone has a lot of great experience, she or he should definitely have two pages. Why not?
What is more, new research shows that a two-page resume, when the content is good, may be more effective:
According to this Harvard Business Review article, Masculinity contests are likely undermining your business culture. >> How Masculinity Contests Undermine Organizations, and What to Do About It
Key takeaway, which intersect with the idea of identification and structuration:
Says Jon Muñoz, vice president of global diversity and inclusion, “Diversity is embedded in our DNA. It’s important for us to reflect the communities where we live and work. We’re in the people business, so it’s important for us to be responsive to our guests, our team members, and our communities.”
Read the article in Fortune.
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