He’s one of the most accomplished CEO’s in the world, climbing the ladder of success from birthing the electronic payments industry to launching reusable rockets into space 20 years on.
Everything Musk has achieved before and in between seems like a list that no man could compress onto a single sheet of paper. Hell, we’ve all sat in university seminars struggling to do the same before we’ve even graduated.
A group of experts in charge of online resume-writing company Novorésumé are huge backers of the ‘less is more’ mantra, one that is all too easy to forget when applying for your dream job.
Elon Musk was chosen not just because of his contemporary prominence, but rather to show that “even a highly successful career like his can be presented in a one-page résumé,” Andrei Kurtuy told Business Insider.
A resume is meant to be your ‘best of’ highlight reel, so don’t feel obligated to put everything you’ve ever done down on a handful of pages. With the right design, if Elon Musk doesn’t need more than one page, you don’t either.
Study the resumes below carefully, and take a few of the cheeky additions with a grain of salt.