My Little Bit of Fun with a Resume Troll
In today’s political climate we have no shortage of trolls.
The topic does not matter.
The side you are on does not really matter either.
Diverse, equal opportunity trollage is ever present.
Make trolling great again!
Well, my little resume writing company is no different as we have our share of trolls.
Recently there was a good one.
Meet Charles Snell, resume troll.
No, I am not outing him – he commented publicly on my company Facebook page.
He was outed the day he posted – commenting that he has been making resumes since high school and that it is not rocket science.
I will agree with Charles, that it is not rocket science, and I will go a step further: We are not curing cancer either, but we have written resumes for a rocket scientist and a few cancer researchers, so that’s gotta count for something!
Anyways, back to Charles…
After making these comments, he posts:
To which I replied:
“Hi Charles, thanks for commenting. We have executive clients hire us not because they don’t know how to write the resume, but because they don’t want to spend the time doing it. They pay us to free up their time to do what they view to be a better use of their time. And yes, some execs don’t know how, but their list of accomplishments in executive positions in the Fortune 500 would conflict with any notion that they don’t know how to run a business. They are simply delegating what is not their strength and that’s what a good leader does. And to those like you who can write their resume and choose to spend their time doing it for themselves, bravo! We are certainly not the right solution for everyone. Wishing you the best.”
I never said no one can write a resume…
Charles seems to be insulted because some people choose to get help with resume writing or pay someone else to do it for them – that it somehow undermined his ability to write his own resume.
No one will take that away from you, Charles. More power to you, buddy…
However, if you are someone who is struggling to write your own resume or you simply do not want to spend your free time learning it all on your own, then attend my free “How to Design a Powerful Resume to Land 6-Figure Interviews and Get the Offer!“ Master Class on Tues. 9/7/2021 or Thurs. 9/9/2021.
Don’t be alone and reach out for help.
Leaders delegate and seek out help when they need it.
They don’t sit and stew in the soup of struggle.
If you are like Charles and can do it yourself, I wish you the best – just don’t be a troll.
Get your seat for the training here: https://chamres.com/97921BL
Lisa Rangel – Executive Resume Writing Services
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