Five-page resumes: common among senior-level candidates.
Two-page resumes: common among senior-level candidates who actually get hired.
And I’m not saying there’s a cause-and-effect — it’s more that strong candidates just don’t write overly long resumes. They know how to edit and they know what matters and what doesn’t.
(I posted this on Facebook a few weeks ago but am posting it here now because of the questions about resume length in my last post.)