quotes tagged with 'accomplishments'

A State which dwarfs its men, in order that they may be more docile instruments in its hands even for beneficial purposes will find that with small men no great thing can really be accomplished.

Author: John Stuart Mill, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in liberty government tyranny state great accomplishments small johnstuartmill 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
If you don't have a resume, what do you have?

How about three extraordinary letters of recommendation from people the employer knows or respects?
Or a sophisticated project they can see or touch?
Or a reputation that precedes you?
Or a blog that is so compelling and insightful that they have no choice but to follow up?

Some say, "well, that's fine, but I don't have those."

Yeah, that's my point. If you don't have those, why do you think you are remarkable, amazing or just plain spectacular? It sounds to me like if you don't have those, you've been brainwashed into acting like you're sort of ordinary.

Great jobs, world class jobs, jobs people kill for... those jobs don't get filled by people emailing in resumes. Ever.
Author: Seth Godin, Source: http://sethgodin.typepad.com/seths_blog/2008/03/why-bother-hav...Saved by mlsscaress in job resume ordinary accomplishments compelling remarkable selfmarketing 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Every important event in our lives should be placed in a record, by us individually...If you have accomplished something worth while during the day, put it down; it may be of use to posterity.
Author: Joseph Fielding Smith, Source: Doctrines of Salvation, 2:204Saved by mlsscaress in write journal answers daily source accomplishments 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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