every Monday. Allowing our identity to be driven by our careers is a dangerous game. Why? As noted above, that identity is not always fully within our control. It can be stolen from us quicker than we can say, Can I get a box to pack my stuff? http://askkatherinegonzalez.pdxrwa.org/2016/11/02/updated-answers-on-selecting-root-elements-in-curriculum-vitae/The thief might be a vindictive boss, unpredictable market forces or a new parent company that just needs to go in another direction. Placing our personal identity into our chosen line of work is like leaning back in a chair. We look cool right up to the moment someone kicks the legs out from under us. Even for those who have been appointed by God to a task for a season or a lifetime, that calling is not the sum total of your worth as a human being. Even if your job aligns to your gifts, passions, or a specific call of God, there is still much more to who you are than where your direct deposits come from. If youre like many men, when you think of who you are, you dont have a person in mind; you have a role. Men, have we replaced our spiritual identity in Christ with our job title?
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Although.here is some overlap between the two resources, this handout should serve as a supplement to the suggestions available from pursue’s enter for Career Opportunities . It is typically no longer than 2 pages and is good if you want to stay in the same industry and show off your promotions or experience in your field. Show passion about your work and your hobbies. It’s therefore vital that you design a curriculum vitae that makes you more appealing, attractive and marketable than other applicants. For more on fonts see here A good rule of thumb is to have your name in about 18 points, your subheadings such as education and work experience in 14 points and your body font as 10 points. The resumes on this page can help you in this endeavour as they are packed with job specific keywords and phrases and have their own creative layouts that will give you excellent ideas on how to improve your writing style and create a unique and interesting document. Normally two referees are sufficient: one academic perhaps your tutor or a project supervisor and one from an employer perhaps your last part-time or summer job. The sweet spot of a CV is the area selectors tend to pay most attention to: this is typically around the upper middle of the first page, so make sure that this area contains essential information.