Did you know September is International Update Your Resume Month?

You may not know that September is officially registered as International Update Your Resume Month (UYRM)! Frankly, it slips by me too.

Laura DeCarlo, President of Career Directors International shared a reminder on LinkedIn in August.

Why is International Update Your Resume Month important?

Even though I had advance warning, I still didn’t find time to share this information. This happens to job seekers all the time. They know they should update their resume for the next opportunity, but they make excuses and fail to act.

Like me, they may put a reminder on their calendar or planner list. Unless you act on the reminder, it just keeps getting pushed back in favor of more pressing issues.

Why update your resume?

The longer you wait to capture your career achievements, the harder it is to remember those critical success points. The job market remains hot but only for the people who are ready. Identifying your success stories and taking a proactive approach to be ready for the next opportunity.

Writing a resume at the last minute often means you must do it yourself because professional resume writers act on a first come first served basis. Your emergency request takes a back burner to someone who is already in the workflow.

Design Resumes provides packages with comprehensive services for every career level. You will only work with me (Julie Walraven) as your resume writer. Each package has the opportunity for one or more sessions with my specialized coaches. Meet Alex Freund, the Landing Expert (Interview Coach) who turns you into a confident job seeker. Engage with Susan Gordon Barker, Executive Coach who helps corporate leaders succeed in their business goals and think about ways to connect that to their purpose.

While you are thinking about it, check out our website. Raul Colon and the team at Limonade Media updated my entire website in 2022 from their initial build in 2018.

You need a current and compelling resume. Our website needed a new strategy and exciting fresh look to keep Design Resumes at the forefront of the career industry.

Are you putting off getting ready for the next move? Learn more.

Did you know September is International Update Your Resume Month?

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