Is applying “less is more” to job history or education to a resume or Linked In profile more impressive?

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hi I'm Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter.. I'm back with another question for you
today. I find this one a bizarre one but let me just go into it. "Is applying 'less
is more thinking' to job history, education, to a resume or LinkedIn
profile more impressive?" NO!! It's not more impressive. All that's telling people is that you're
obscuring your background and what firms look for when you're applying for a job
is something that indicates that you fit what they need and thus less is less
There's less opportunity to connect with the interviewer, with what it is that
you're trying to sell to them-- your skills and experience. More is better, not
more to the point of excessive we don't want the ten page resume ever sent to
any firm at any time I worked in search for more than 40 years and I got those
resumes I hated them less is less you want your resume to demonstrate for fit
relatively early because since you are applying with your resume as I suspect
you are as an individual you wanted to have the keywords in a prominent place
to attract a viewer's attention. With your. LinkedIn profile, if the keywords aren't
there you wind up being invisible to someone searching for your background
and thus less will cause you to be missed in the search strings that
recruiters run to find people after all how do you think they're gonna locate
you if you don't talk about your background
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Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter
Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter

Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a coach who worked as a recruiter for what seems like one hundred years. His work involves career coaching, all as well as executive job search coaching, job coaching and interview coaching. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1700 episodes and “The No BS Coaching Advice Podcast” and is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council. “No BS JobSearch Advice Radio” was named a Top 10 podcast for job search. is also a Top 10 YouTube channel for job search.

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