Writing Update: You Are More Than Your Resume

September 23, 2014

Taking a step into a life advice column, my latest article at Relevant is “You Are More Than Your Resume.”

An excerpt:

We find ourselves…asking: How is that person on the fancy sheet of paper and the person I know I am the same person?

The truth is, we so often lionize the people we admire and the work they produce that we forget they were human. Namely, humans for the most part have done things far beyond what their resume say. Whether you are a farmer or a pharmacist, you will always be more than your resume. All too often we let our resume define us. Our resumes encapsulate our entire identity, but in reality they never aptly describe who you are completely. Resumes are like movie trailers: They highlight what you want your audience to know but never tell the whole story.

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Thomas Turner has been blogging on Everyday Liturgy for the past six years. He enjoys reading, writing, cooking and gardening.