What to Say on Your Resume to Get a Leg-Up

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter

Are you telling prospective employers what you think they want to hear? Or, are you giving them the facts?

As human beings, and especially human beings trying to land a job, we all tend to err on the side of saying what we believe will give us the best chance for success. (Watch any election debate if you don’t believe me.)

While I would never suggest lying on your resume, here is a little game called, “Say This, Not That,” to help you get a leg-up while keeping the facts of your career history intact.

For the rest of my latest blog post over at Glassdoor, please click: Getting Your Resume Noticed: “Say This, Not That.”

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