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Has anyone had better or worse luck using skills-based resumes or abbreviating work history? Currently applying for at least two jobs for every bad day I have (my own form of decompressing) and not getting many bites.

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I spent 2 decades as a headhunter before getting into consulting. While you may think this is an oversimplification, this is what I wanted to see on a resume. 1. What do you do? 2. Who do you do it for? 3. Who do you do it to? 4. How well do you do it? With all of the screenings done by automated systems, be sure to throw in key words that are relevant.

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Accenture hired me in my 60’s.

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Hybrid of both skills and work history....first and second page, respectively.

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