Can You Believe It?
How to tell the difference between a resume con and a typical dotcom
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You're finally hiring again. You survived the dotcom crashand the economic slowdown, and now you're flipping throughresumes that highlight amazing accomplishments at once-high-flying,cutting-edge companies. But how do you evaluate the resume of a26-year-old who held management positions at two or three failedstart-ups?
It's a growing issue for entrepreneurs who want to hireinnovative and ambitious managers but question whether dotcomrefugees have enough experience. There's concern theseemployees "came too quick and haven't seen enough,"says John Challenger, CEO of Chicago outplacement and research firmChallenger, Gray & Christmas.
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