XPastor has some samples of great resumes—either for you that need help in preparing your resume or for newcomers to the hiring process that need help knowing what a great resume looks like. David Fletcher put his stamp of approval on this resume and his comments are below, as well as picture links to the resume.
In the one segment of five years, I reviewed over one thousand resumes as I filled staff positions. Only twice in that period did I ask a potential candidate for permission to post his/her resume on XPastor. Buzz Matthews’ resume is outstanding with a simple elegance:
- Superlative photo—not your typical mug shot
- Different background images on each page—stunning
- Core competencies that spoke without shouting: “missional,” “theological and biblical orientation, arts and creativity.”
- Articulate, biblical, defined, purposeful, aesthetic