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Relying on a Resume? Think Bigger!

If you are a parent helping an adolescent get started on the first hunt for a job or internship, or if you know someone who is searching for a job right now, Business Insider has just published an unusual infographic to help you understand that a resume may not always be the best — or at least not the only — job seeker’s tool.

This infographic offers an overview of the personal characteristics that employers cannot discover just by reading resumes. Any individual who seeks a position in this day and age needs to think about how to expand a resume and more clearly demonstrate these additional traits to potential employers.  These include:

  • People skills
  • Grace under pressure
  • Integrity
  • Work ethic
  • Charisma
  • Ambition
  • Leadership
  • Positive attitude

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