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Resume complete!

After years of avoiding work on this document, I have finally completed a new resume that represents who I am and the kind of work that I love to do. My resume is best viewed as a pdf, but I’ve also posted it on the Resume page of this site.

I found inspiration for the layout and design in this list of 36 Beautiful Resume Ideas That Work. I was especially taken by a resume design by Kevin Fox and I used it as a jumping off point for mine.

I did have a lot of good feedback and encouragement from many patient friends. I want to specifically thank Cara for her coaching support and Cornell for his tough love (one of the things he said about my old resume: “the resume makes it sound like you are young, and that you do not think particularly deeply about your work, and perhaps you are simply a drone.”). I was especially pleased by Cornell’s comment about my new resume:

Your resume presents an optimistic attitude, projects confidence and demonstrates style. It reflects a person who shapes their life, not one who merely lets their life happen to them.

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  • Jacob Share July 30, 2009, 3:02 pm

    Zahra, it’s great to yet another story of someone who’s boosted their confidence using those beautiful resumes. I hope you get just enough interviews from it to find the job you want.

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