Resume advise

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by n8236, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. n8236 macrumors 65816

    Mar 1, 2006

    I looking for some direction in how I should construct my resume given the scenario below.

    I've been working in the computer industry for over 7 years and up until a couple years ago I started to focus on going into the security arm of the industry. I've made huge financial and personal sacrifices to obtaining the training/certs I needed to get my foot in the door.

    Unfortunately, my current IT job doesn't have too much emphasis on security, thus I am unable to really put down anything substantial on my resume that is security related. I've done by best to tailor my resume towards security, but I still don't think it has enough solidification to get noticed.

    I am contemplating whether I should clear out the items that don't hold too much weight (security wise) and put in something softer but more related to security, such as suggesting I do this on a hobby/interest/home lab, etc...but I'm just not sure if that would help.

    Any advise is greatly appreciated.
  2. n8236 thread starter macrumors 65816

    Mar 1, 2006
  3. bigMAC28 macrumors member

    Apr 16, 2012
    The best Advice I ever got was to make sure that your duties/responsibilities are directed towards how you can make the organization that your applying for better. Also Spell check. Make sure you have at least 4 people read over your document. Then read your resume backwards to make sure everything is spelled correctly. Also, Advice is spelled AdvICE. Not advise, Advise is to give someone advice.

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