How People With Multiple Careers Can Design Cohesive Resumes

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter

Are you concerned that your diverse skill set and multiple career jobs have left you unemployable? Do you feel confused and conflicted when trying to build your resume, concerned that your work as a nurse does not tie into your earlier role as a teacher, and that creating a cohesive story is impossible?

The resume strategy for multiple careerists is to find one or two common threads that run through the positions you have held and focus in on them. With second and third careers becoming the norm, it’s important to highlight certain abilities you’ve picked up along the way and then present them in a light that benefits a prospective employer.

For more information and examples demonstrating how to present yourself on your resume, please visit my latest blog post at Glassdoor: How to Build a Persuasive Resume.

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