You like vanilla and that’s totally fine if we are talking about ice cream.
But in a job search or in your resume, vanilla is not the best choice.
You want to differentiate yourself and make yourself different from all the other vanilla resumes.
Why vanilla is for ice cream not resumes!
You need accomplishment-driven Power-packed resumes. Don’t dilute them by making everything generic so it could fit anyone.
If you were to put this same job seeker in their own field, they would be unlikely to dilute their product or service.
For example, say this person was a real estate salesperson. If they were marketing a high-end property, they would be unlikely to say, “You’ll love this property, it has a kitchen, bathroom, and two bedrooms” without expanding on the description.
Isn’t that pretty vanilla?
Most residential properties do have a kitchen, bathroom and at least two bedrooms. No, they might say something like this:
Magnificent two story home located in desirable Rib Mountain! Wooded cul-de-sac with beautiful views of Rib Mountain and finished lower level with daylight windows.
This dream kitchen has hard surface countertops, custom built hickory cabinets and wood flooring. Spacious family room with ceramic tile flooring, wood burning fireplace, vaulted ceilings and ceramic tile flooring. Large windows accent the family room bringing in the outside surroundings and lighting.
Remember vanilla is for ice cream not for resumes
One size fits all or vanilla isn’t the solution for job seekers either. You need to sell your value and use strategic job search solutions to find the elusive new position.
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