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Spreadsheet Innovators Beware

What irks me (when I am in an irksome mood) is how many resumes are all about “proposed this, proposed that, gathered all this data and showed that, took the data and sliced it in some clever new way, etc.” I am not downplaying these people’s accomplishments, and they might as well have proposed great alternatives or highlighted gross inefficiencies in the way their employer ran their business. Yet as a hiring manager and a casual browser of resumes on LinkedIn, I am not impressed by new insights – I am impressed by insights that bring change.

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