Why Bother Matching Your Resume Skills to the Market?
Do you remember the cartoon where a guy is looking for his car keys under a streetlight, even though he lost them two blocks away? Because he can see better under the light.
Writing a resume that only features the skills you like to use, without any consideration for employers’ needs, is like the guy looking for his keys under the light. Sure, it’s easier only to focus on what you want, but it probably won’t help you find a job – just like he won’t find his keys.