Infographic: 7 Important Resume Updates You Might Have Missed

Just as fashion trends change from decade to decade, so do job search and hiring trends. And job seekers who don’t keep up with the trends are going to look out of touch and ineffective. No longer is “walking into the office and asking” the best way to get hired in most companies. Similarly the objective statements so popular in the early 2000s (E.g. “Objective: To obtain a position at XYZ Company where I can maximize my management skills, people skills, program management, and training experience”) have been replaced by the much more useful executive summary or personal statement.

Take a look at the infographic to see what else is critical for a modern resume.