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6 Reasons to Keep Resume Updated

6 Reasons to Keep Resume Updated – If you’ve been happily employed at the same job for several years, there’s a good chance your resume has been gathering virtual cobwebs. You’re certainly not alone—my resume has yet to be updated with anything I’ve done for the past year and a half or so on the job.

And if you’re not planning on searching for a new gig anytime soon, you might think this is perfectly fine. Well, I’m here to tell you that, unfortunately, it’s not.

In fact, a polished resume (and LinkedIn profile!) can be almost as valuable to you now as they are when you’re in the middle of a job search. Read on for six good reasons to keep your resume updated—always.

1. In Case You Want to Present Yourself as an Expert

2. In Case Someone Wants to Nominate You For Something

3. In Case You Want to Pick Up Some Side Work

4. In Case You Have Secret Admirers

5. In Case a Promotion Comes Up at Work

6. In Case the Worst Happens

This article was originally published on The Daily Muse.   Click here to read it in its entirety

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