Career experts generally agree that the resume remains a requirement in a job seeker’s toolkit. That being said, the rise of the Internet, social networks, and all-things-digital has undoubtedly marginalized the once-mighty resume, which not so long ago was the only ticket to a job interview. These days, a job seeker’s online presence accessed through a Google search or social networks will likely be the key to finding and landing a job. Today that makes so much sense as the fastest way to find job postings or opportunities is a Google Search that can reveal a dizzying array of job boards and online job postings.
Millennial career expert and Forbes Magazine contributor, Dan Schawbel gave the resume a life-expectancy of decade before the Google-ized world makes it all but obsolete. The article, 5 Reasons Why Your Online Presence Will Replace Your Resume in 10 Years, emphasizes the importance of creating and maintaining a digital profile that makes you attractive to employers.
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