Are you listed as the author of your résumé? Do you know how to find out?
In my experience, most candidates are not aware that professional résumé writers often list themselves and their companies as the author of your résumé. I certainly would not want to send a résumé out like this!
Even worse, if you used a template from online – the author could be listed as, “EXAMPLE ONLY! Do Not Distribute.” Yikes! I actually received a résumé like this to review.
So, I am going to let you in on the secret so you can make sure YOU are listed as the author of your résumé.
Simply choose FILE from the main menu and then PROPERTIES in your Word program.
I use the following for my clients:
That’s it! Your resume is more professional already!