I’ve always been a cover/query letter junkie. My freshman year of college, I learned from my most favorite professor of all time that all resumes looked the same. It was the cover letter that set you apart.
So when I fled the corporate world five years ago to freelance full-time, I was relieved. Finally, I thought. I can toss that resume into my virtual recycle bin.
But I was wrong.
First I needed a resume for that post-college internship I decided to take on so as to beef up my portfolio and build my network.
Then I needed a resume for that permalance gig I applied to so as to beef up my income.
And I’ve needed a resume so many times since then, even for the smallest of projects.
What can I say? Some clients are traditionalists. The query letter / online portfolio / blog / social media awesomeness / online empire doesn’t do it for them.
Unfortunately, my resume was a snore.
That’s where Jenny Foss came in. [Read more…]