- work experience
- volunteer experience, etc.
- Standard college/work BS we all include (emphases, honors, etc.)
The Alternative Resume Series
Like many resumes, mine reads as excitingly as a Congressional Bill, and looks just as tired. In my vain attempts to find work in this
woeful awful icky economy, I have realized that I stand in an interesting, yet frustrating situation:
I am somewhat overqualified for many jobs and sickeningly under-qualified for the rest.
The only solution I can think of? Grab the nearest piece of corrugated cardboard, sweep up a sharpie with which to write "Will File Motions for Food at Swanky Restaurants," and stand at the corner of State and South Temple during the daytime hours.
Or...in the alternative, I suppose I could make my resume accurately reflect what the jobs require, not necessarily who and what I am.
With that in mind, I'm going to publish a series of alternative resumes that should go along with a slew of careers that I either find myself over- or under-qualified for.
As any newly minted bachelor degree holder can tell you, resumes should have an objective at the top. Here's my objective: through this series, I hope to be able to discover for myself how exactly I can remedy that situation and give myself a shot at the glamour, the prestige, the money, and, in the end, the job.
Yeah, I would still like a job. But if you happen to laugh along the way, AWESOME.
So, here's how it's gonna work:
(1) I will attempt to stick with what I actually HAVE in my resume repertoire. Including: