If you're struggling to come up with the perfect resume, you might be considering paying a professional to tweak it. Google's HR head Laszlo Bock says that's a bad idea.
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In a LinkedIn post discussing common resume mistakes, Bock highlights why a paid-for resume is a waste of money:
Find someone like you who already has the job you want. If you're a veteran, find someone from your service who works in the job and company you want. If you're a student, find an alumna/-us who has your dream job (your career center will have resume books you can mine). Emulate their resume. (Notice I didn't say "copy" ... big difference!) Look at how they described their experiences and accomplishments. They wrote things in a way that got noticed. They got it right. Do what they did. Don't waste your money on something you can get for free.