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wordsmith44

Updated 6 days ago

Has anyone paid to have a resume written for them? - 151 Replies

It's important to think about a resume/cover leteter as an art piece. You are communicating skills and also personality in a way that stamps your...

Parsons.O.

Updated 6 days ago

Resume - whether to list low skill jobs - 5 Replies

http://www.resumevalley.com/work-experience-for-your-resume-how-to-write-it-right-2/ as stated here, you don't have to include your early work...

Parsons.O.

Updated 14 days ago

[Question] How to tailor resume for career change? - 5 Replies

I would recommend that you read this article: http://www.resumevalley.com/effective-resume-writing-tips-for-a-career-move/ I think this will...

Jennifer Best

Updated 18 days ago

Fancy Resume design ok? - 11 Replies

These are gimmicks and ATS can't read them. If you are having trouble getting noticed, it's probably something else (lack of experience, lack of...

Jennifer Best

Updated 18 days ago

T-Shaped Cover Letter - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Anonymous in Memphis, Tennessee"]Has anyone ever gotten responses/jobs from this cover letter?[/QUOTE] The method works if you can get...

Jennifer Best

Updated 18 days ago

Could someone please critique my resume? - 7 Replies

[QUOTE who="Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio"] Resumes: Ask 1,000 people for advice, get 1,000 different opinions.[/QUOTE] So very true.

Jennifer Best

Updated 18 days ago

Should I list all this Music Background? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="Reset in Miami, Florida"]Hi Everyone! Someone told me to put it, cause it says something about my "Life Experience", but I'm not...

Jennifer Best

Updated 18 days ago

Havent Worked in 3 Years, Advice? - 30 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jennifer Best in Vancouver, Washington"] Also, a little eye trick I use on a resume is to tuck the dates in next to the job title...

2Legit

Updated 19 days ago

Honesty the best policy? - 29 Replies

[QUOTE who="ryan in Austin, Texas"]Is omitting a bad reference on you resume a bad idea? How far back do you have to go? Is is better to just...

2Legit

Updated 19 days ago

Should I put student teaching on my resume if I'm applying for a non-education/teaching job? - 2 Replies

I would think that your sorority experience would translate as more of an extra-curricular experience (or community involvement, if you have done...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 21 days ago

kicked out of high school - how do Iist education on resume? - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="EndlessJoy in Atlanta, Georgia"]I have seen some places around called McDonald's. :) Guess you told me![/QUOTE] My grandmother...

Andromeda Rising

Updated 28 days ago

working for parents business - 2 Replies

Yes, definitely. But you're being vague. Did you work 5 days a week (or 7, or whatever), 8 hours a day, for weeks or months at a time, or did you...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 1 month ago

Need application help - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio"]For salary desired, I always put $1.00 per hour. That way, if I get an interview, or an offer, they can tell...

2Legit

Updated 1 month ago

Looking for an IT job, should I add my unrelated college experience? - 4 Replies

I think it depends - does the job(s) you're applying for say that only HS is needed, or does it say some college is required?

2Legit

Updated 1 month ago

Resume for different field - 7 Replies

I found a resume for the job you're applying for (and no, it isn't mine, I didn't make it) http://www.jobbankusa.com/resumes/free_samples/examples_te...

koki in South Africa

Updated 1 month ago

Cover letters -- who to write if no contact? - 49 Replies

Hello, I am wondering if people who have had success with applications in which they have included a cover letter can help me. I am wondering...

Leeann66

Updated 1 month ago

Critique My Resume - 4 Replies

Header Profile Skills Professional Experience Education & Training

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 1 month ago

How Many Resumes Is Enough? - 2 Replies

People often tell you to have different versions of your resume for different types of jobs. Today on LinkedIn, in the comments section for an...

Designer001 in Staten Island, New York

Private Resume: Still Accessible to employers that I've applied to?

I'm sorry if this has been asked a million times before, but I want to make sure: If I set my resume to "private", will employers THAT I HAVE...

Riot in Massachusetts

Updated 1 month ago

How to list community college on resume? - 2 Replies

Hi all, I'm in need of some advice on how to list my education on my resume. I am currently attending a community college that has a transfer...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Is this a common way to organize experience? - 1 Reply

I'm applying for a job for which I need two categories of skills. For the sake of simplicity, let's call these A-Skills and B-Skills. I meet the...

cory in Texas

Updated 1 month ago

TERRIBLE Resume Converter - 8 Replies

Indeed, you have to improve your Resume Converter or at least have the option of having an uploaded resume viewed as it was originally formatted to...

Jane DoeDoe in New Haven, Connecticut

Updated 1 month ago

Resume Advice? Law School Graduate, IT Professional, Support - 3 Replies

Looking for Resume advice!

bwg5463@yahoo. in Lafayette, Louisiana

Updated 1 month ago

Review My Resume? - 11 Replies

Just wanted some feedback, good or bad on my resume. Looking to transition somehow, someway into the government. Thanks in advance....

arron lee in California

Updated 1 month ago

Will you attach some of your previous project with your resume? - 21 Replies

Is it a good idea to put previous project pictures/papers with your resume? (Engineering)

Tiffiney O in Northbrook, Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Experience in year in Summary of Qualifications - 3 Replies

Hello, Question: is it appropriate to overlap experience if it is listed in years in the Summary of Qualifications? I've worked at a company for...

wardresumes.com in San Diego, California

Updated 2 months ago

Musician for last 2 years, how to explain gap on resume? - 9 Replies

The 2 year gap since my last job on my resume is killing me. After I left my last job in August of 2012, I spent the following 18 months pursuing a...

mystic in South Ozone Park, New York

Updated 2 months ago

Can anyone tell me if this resume is good enough please? - 25 Replies

Hello, I just had a resume made by a local resume writing service and would like to know for sure that I paid for a really good resume? However, I am...

HR Uncovered in Seattle, Washington

Updated 2 months ago

How to list job after transfer if you had the same job title - 3 Replies

I'm about to graduate college and need to update my resume. I worked for one company for almost three years as an Assistant Store Manager. Within...

David Rhodebeck in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 2 months ago

Can somebody please review my resume. - 7 Replies

I keep applying for help desk jobs, administrator, and management jobs. I have had a short resume and then manager tell me they want my long resume....

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 2 months ago

Emailing Resumes -- what is the best way to do it? - 12 Replies

I need advice on how to email resumes. Several questions. Assuming the job ad gave NO INDICATION on how they want the resume sent, they only...

Jerry Spires in Odessa, Texas

Updated 2 months ago

Update Resume - 15 Replies

Hello, I recently got "asked to leave" from my new job. I was only employed for 3 weeks. I was wondering if I have to place that employer/skills...

Matthew Hardy in Sydney, Australia

Updated 2 months ago

Resume Writing - 4 Replies

Could any one suggest how to address essential criteria "proven ability in negotiation and communication skills"?

Average HR Guy in Minnesota

Updated 2 months ago

Trapped in Contract Jobs - 10 Replies

I am a software engineer with years (decades) of experience, but have been trapped for the last 10 years in short-term, contract jobs I believe...

HR Uncovered in Seattle, Washington

Updated 2 months ago

Best way to show multiple positions at one employer? - 3 Replies

I want to rewriting or updating my resume to keep it up to date. I thought I'd get to looking at current trends, and see if I needed to really change...

Anonymous in Quezon City, Philippines

Help Explaining Employment Gap due to Master’s Study Application (that didn’t push thru)

I stopped working from my previous job to apply for a master’s scholarship to europe - this meant getting old school papers, going back and forth the...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 2 months ago

Need Help With My Resume - 1 Reply

Can someone tell me how I should I explain the gaps in my resume if asked in an interview. Should I change anything on my resume? Should I put on my...

Leeann66 in crap happens, Ontario

Updated 2 months ago

Can someone please assist me in reviewing my resume and providing feedback? - 2 Replies

I'm struggling to get any kind of response when sending out my resume. Can someone let me know if I'm doing it all wrong? I know I dont have the...

HM in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

May I have a resume critique? It will be greatly appreciated. - 6 Replies

Hi, I've recently graduated from university and I'm looking for an entry-level job. No luck so far and I fear its because of my resume. I would...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

Download a new resume - 5 Replies

I forgot I had an account on here and i want to download a new resume but it won't let me. I really don't want to retype in all the information....

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

Moving to a new technology. Confused on how to create resume to search jobs with the new technology - 1 Reply

I have been working in Mainframes for over 8 years now. Couple of months back I decided to switch my technology from Mainframe to Salesforce. So I...

Mark Andrews in San Diego, California

Updated 3 months ago

Please review my resume - 4 Replies

Hi everyone, please review my resume https://www.dropbox.com/s/02pu3poy9zowqgp/TestResume.docx Thank you in advance

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 3 months ago

That 10 year rule - 6 Replies

I was in my last job for nearly 14 years! How do you handle the "nothing over 10 years" rule when you've been in a job that long?

MonteCarloCarFan in Broward County, Florida

Updated 3 months ago

How to explain a legitimate employment gap in a resume - 71 Replies

Hi, I graduated from college in 2006 and decided to take a little time off after school after I got cold feet about going to law school (4 years...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 3 months ago

Can you review my resume and let me know what you think?? - 4 Replies

I am going to attach my resume and would love for you guys to review it and let me know what you think. I have submitted it to various job...

Cloey Blasher

Updated 3 months ago

What do employers think of self-employment? - 98 Replies

Just like the military I think an employer wants someone who follows directions and makes their job easier. I have worked with former business owners...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 4 months ago

Information Technology Resume - ENTRY LEVEL - 3 Replies

I am working on my resume, and am gearing it towards and entry level position in IT. No, I don't have any degree's, certifications, or IT job...

Bhekumusa Njikijela in Secunda, South Africa

Please help me how to write a motivational letter that accompanying a cv.

This letter is always giving me a problem when i want to respond to application.

QualityLife in Norwalk, Connecticut

Updated 4 months ago

Coverletter and Resume?s - 2 Replies

In no particular order here: *in a cover letter when the ad says to email jobs@abc.com, for example, when addressing, how to you address...

QualityLife in Norwalk, Connecticut

Updated 4 months ago

Rare! Unexpected! I actually got feedback on my resume from a potential employer! - 2 Replies

He said he did not want to come across as rude, but I emailed him thanking him because,i told him that I never get constructive criticism from anyone...

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