We were presenting a job-search workshop and the topic was branding. “You can brand yourself in the Summary at the top of your Human-Voiced Resume,” I said. A fellow had a question.
“I’m putting a human voice into my Summary,” he said, “but I think it sounds a little grovelly right now.” The fellow’s name was Paul, and his resume Summary read like this:
I’m not your average IT guy. I’m a lot more people-focused that the stereotypical geek and I’m happy to teach what I know. I’m equally happy connecting cable and dealing with users, working with vendors and explaining the IT budget to