To judge a college student by his or her résumé would be like judging a YouTube video from its freeze frame. You just can’t get the whole picture.
A résumé is critical for students during an internship or job search. All of the basics, like education, skills, and experience, are important. However, at all costs, avoid being solely defined by the words typed between the margins of a résumé.
What about all the other great ‘stuff’ that makes you who you are? Here are five very defining things you can’t put on a résumé.
- Your Personal Philosophy
Everyone has a motto. Whether that’s ‘Shake it off’ or ‘Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans,’ there’s a driving force behind what you do everyday and what makes you who you are.
- Your Picture
Let people see you as more than a bunch of letters. Put a face to your name and make it fun. People like to see you being you, not you in an uncomfortable suit and tie.
- Where You’ve Been and Where You Want To Go
Find out what else doesn’t fit on a normal resume on campus.about.me.