Jan 23, 2019 - 04:15 PM
Retirement used to signal the end of a productive life for workers but more and more retirement is seen as a transition point for beginning a new phase of your life. For those approaching retirement, it is now a time to develop a strategy to work fewer hours try a new career or business learn new skills and further your education give back through volunteering and enjoy life. To achieve this, you’ll need an updated resume. You should be aware of some changes in format that will improve a hiring manager’s impression of your work history. The first change is that the resume objective has been replaced with a resume summary. Because the potential employer already knows that your objective is to be a part of their organization, the summary is recommended as the first section of your resume.
Another thing you might want to consider is to use a resume format that helps highlight the skills that your target employer is looking for. You can find more tips on how to write a retired person resume on LiveCareer’s articles on that topic.