Instead, think about what you do each day through a few different lenses.
Are there things people wouldn’t know from your job title?
Then, do a quick check over all of your social media profiles that there is consistent messaging and appropriate content.
If that’s not the case, and you don’t have time to censor anything, make sure your privacy settings are correctly set up.
Use the steps above to get your resume up to speed right now—and maybe check back in on it every couple of months so you’ll be more prepared next time.
And if I wanted to work inside the beltway, I would absolutely include it on my resume to this day.
But many years later, applying to editorial jobs, that’s valuable real estate better spent discussing writing experience. ” I can keep working through my old job history and decide to cut marketing for a small business to make room to discuss recent freelance work.
Sara Mc Cord is a freelance writer and editor, who most frequently covers the career beat.
For nearly three years, she was an editor at The Muse, and she's regularly contributed career advice to Mashable.