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AndyRising

Updated 21 hours ago

Please review and critique cover letter and resume - 5 Replies

Just my opinions as a fellow job-seeker who also futzes with my resume... I think you should leave more room on your resume for accomplishments...

Joe Earl

Updated 4 days ago

Leaving Information Off Resume to Combat Age Discrimination - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="KeepAHappyFace in State of Confusion"]You'd think that someone with multiple degrees and over 20 years of experience in my field would...

AndyRising

Updated 8 days ago

Resume Design vs Writing - 1 Reply

I haven't used a resume writing service. Here's why: First, there are tons of free resources for resume writing. You can find advice on the...

AndyRising

Updated 8 days ago

TERRIBLE Resume Converter - 60 Replies

[QUOTE who="mike in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania"]I have uploaded my resume in PDF and jpg and indeed butchers my resume very badly. I have a bit of...

Careertalks in Quinte West, Ontario

Updated 12 days ago

career change resume question - 11 Replies

I've been a firmware/software engineer for over 30 years now. However, at 63 years of age, I'm finding it very difficult to get interviews any more,...

PFR in Denver, Colorado

Updated 14 days ago

Posting Resume on Indeed - 37 Replies

Hi All, Have any of you posted your resume on Indeed? If so, what what the outcome? Did you get spam email, no response from employers, or...

Robert in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Updated 18 days ago

Making bullet points on your resume - 3 Replies

Hello Indeed Forum Community, I recently uploaded my resume, and have noticed that some bullet points are missing. What is the code needed for...

Wydell in Hartford, Connecticut

Updated 19 days ago

Independent contractor - 2 Replies

Most of my previous employment comes in the form of contracted work. I've maintained a few part time teaching jobs during this, but much of my...

Denver in Norfolk, Virginia

Updated 20 days ago

Unique Situation - Military to Homemaker/Student - 5 Replies

I am in a unique situation that I was in the military for 6 years (now out for approximately 2), holding several different positions within the...

Denver in Norfolk, Virginia

Updated 20 days ago

Quit job to travel, went back to same job. How to list dates on resume? - 10 Replies

Hello. In november I quit my job to do some traveling and explore different options but didn't do much besides go abroad for a bit. 8 months later, I...

Denver in Norfolk, Virginia

Updated 20 days ago

How should I answer this question: why did you leave previous employer? - 20 Replies

Hi all, I'm currently working in a very abusive/bullying workplace and at a point where, for the sake of my mental health wellness, I just want to...

Denver in Norfolk, Virginia

Updated 20 days ago

College degree & Resume updates? - 2 Replies

I have an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and I'm starting to apply for jobs within the education field. I've had some experience in...

Riot in Massachusetts

Updated 22 days ago

Stretching the Truth on a Resume? - 8 Replies

I graduated college in Dec. 2005 with highest honors, but in the intervening years, I've experienced some very serious health problems. I haven't had...

NeedaJob in Punta Gorda, Florida

Updated 22 days ago

Resumes submitted, Completely qualified, No call, Job reposted - 9 Replies

I'm not sure what to think of this new electronic everything world. I entered the Army 20 years ago, and everyone knew that you had to make an...

Tim7o7 in Waltham, Massachusetts

Updated 22 days ago

Change order of items (e.g. skills) on resume? - 3 Replies

Hi all, I can't figure out (if even possible) how to re-order items on my resume. For example, I'd like to change the order of skills so that...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 22 days ago

Help with this Application Packet - 1 Reply

Hello, I am currently filling out an application packet for a contracting job. The directions in the application form give you the general run...

2legit in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 23 days ago

How to put education & work history when self taught + big breaks in employment? - 1 Reply

I suffered with chronic fatigue type symptoms since I was young, but was super passionate with technology. I managed to get a good job as a...

Gyro Consultancy in Honolulu, Hawaii

Updated 23 days ago

Has anyone paid to have a resume written for them? - 374 Replies

A few questions: * How much did you pay for it? * What was unique about it? * Was it more effective than your old resume? * Would you do...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 24 days ago

Should I keep Following Up? - 2 Replies

I submitted an application with a local Ambulance company and have followed up via email every week. I finally got a response after my 3rd email...

Mary at Resume Assassin in Des Moines, Iowa

Updated 26 days ago

Review resume for Electronic Engineering graduate? - 1 Reply

Hello all, I would appreciate if anyone could take a few minutes of their time to review my resume and provide me with any constructive criticism...

Eva in San Francisco, California

Updated 29 days ago

Should you lie on your resume - 11 Replies

This is a question that many jobseekers ask. If not out loud, at least in their heads. Take a look at my blog where I provide a detailed answer for...

2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 29 days ago

What do employers think of self-employment? - 73 Replies

Hi everyone. New here...really like this board. I'm just wondering if there is anyone here who can tell me how self-employment is looked upon in...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Does Indeed create a text-only format of your resume if you haven't okay'd the editing? - 1 Reply

If so, I guess that would explain why I never seem to have any luck on this website. I work in a creative field and I'm mostly a freelancer so it's...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 1 month ago

how to show multiple positions with a company purchase that started as part time? - 1 Reply

I'm trying to find the best way to present my positions within my time working at my current office on my resume including part-time, full-time and a...

VHKOTOK in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Updated 1 month ago

How to present oneself, as someone who wants to join a "fast growing company" - 6 Replies

Hi. I'm writing a job application at the moment but am a bit stuck on one of the person specifications the company has listed. They list as...

VHKOTOK in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania

Updated 1 month ago

Posted resume' - 1 Reply

After submitting resume'on Indeed.com, how long does it take for it to be visible to perspective employers?

nick3601 in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 1 month ago

Another overqualified question - 2 Replies

Hi all, I have master degree and used to work for Fortune 10 company in the US. The position was entry level and when I applied for it, I include my...

2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

Need help on how to get a job when possibly overqualified - 6 Replies

So, I'm taking a gap year, and I am in the process of applying to medical school. I recently graduated with a B.S. in Biology, and I am keeping my...

Dan Pricop in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania

Updated 1 month ago

Help with resume. - 2 Replies

Hi, I put together a cover letter looking for an accounting internship and now I wonder if it sounds right. English is not my first language so...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Do I really have to be on LinkedIn? - 6 Replies

I know I have asked this questions on other forums but the forums are now gone. Do I really need to be on LinkedIn? I'm not on any social media. I...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 1 month ago

Best way to list job duties in a confidential environment? - 4 Replies

I work for a company that produces credit/debit cards for various worldwide banks. I operate a variety of large, complicated machines made by a...

Chicago Suburbnite in Illinois

Updated 1 month ago

Gaps in resume - 3 Replies

Hello guys, I would like talk about my resume, as I have finished school, there are large gaps in my resume. When I was going to school, I was...

Duck! in New York, New York

Updated 1 month ago

Question About A Professional Email - 8 Replies

My current professional email address that I use on resumes is firstNameLastName2@hotmail.com. I already know that the "2" makes the email look less...

Clint Crabtree in Sumter, South Carolina

Updated 1 month ago

Who is viewing my resume? - 8 Replies

Hi everybody, I am wondering if there is any tool or website out there which can track who is viewing my resume. It is very frustrating when you...

JessF in A Sandy Beach

Updated 2 months ago

Education I Haven't Started Yet... - 3 Replies

This is probably dumb, but should I include education I am about to begin on my résumé? Probably not right? I just graduated from high school, can I...

serendipity13 in Indiana

Updated 2 months ago

2 questions: one department with multiple jobs and employment gap - 4 Replies

I have two separate questions and am looking for assistance on how to include in my resume. 1. At my previous employer, I worked in the customer...

Gloriaodoom655

Updated 2 months ago

Download a new resume - 8 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....

Chicago Suburbnite in Illinois

Updated 2 months ago

Where on my resume do I include my volunteer work? - 3 Replies

I have no work experience due to my situation but I do have volunteer work and I am wondering where do I include it.

Tabi in Alexandria, Virginia

Updated 2 months ago

how do I get a copy of my Resume? - 11 Replies

How do I get a copy of my Resume emailed to me?

Leeann66 in South Western Ontario

Updated 2 months ago

Opinions/help on my resume? - 8 Replies

I recently quit my last job at an animal hospital due to poor working conditions, but in the couple months since, I've found that employers aren't...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Things You Should Remove From Your Resume

Objective This section use to stomp me. I never really knew what to put in this section. I use to include the typical over-used line about being a...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 2 months ago

American, trying to write his first CV - 1 Reply

Hidy ho all, I'm an American trying to apply for some jobs overseas. Or at least, outside of North America. Now, all of these positions...

radiance04 in Savannah, Georgia

New chance at life...

I've been stuck in my current job for over 2 overs and although i'm so thankful to have had that job, I didn't enjoy it. I felt like i was dying...

Leeann66 in South Western Ontario

Updated 3 months ago

Business Closed - 8 Replies

So I have quite the unique dilemma. All but one of the businesses I worked for in the past have closed their doors. I don't have any personal contact...

Mary at Resume Assassin in Austin, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Anyone here have experience with a professional resume writing service? - 13 Replies

I've been applying to an average of 5 jobs a week for the last 2 months with no invitations to interview. I'm getting kind of frustrated. I am...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 3 months ago

Ok to put a 2 month job on a resume? - 4 Replies

So I worked a government contract, but only did it for 2 months cause the contract ended. Was pretty high profile and would look good on a resume,...

Felix Delmante in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

Resume Review - 3 Replies

Hello, I have been applying for jobs since mid-December. I would like to get into Talent & Development or eLearning. Would anybody be willing to...

Chicago Suburbnite in Illinois

Updated 3 months ago

No Experience Min. Wage Application/ Resume Advice - 3 Replies

I figured I'd basically put my other thread here, thought edited, to see if it'll help in getting more specific application/resume advice, which I...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 3 months ago

Resume not showing up - 1 Reply

My Resume setup showed that it was posted but, I cant find it at all in the resume searches. I thought it was instant and haven't really found an...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 3 months ago

selective position wording in cover letter - 2 Replies

Hi All, I am looking for a position in Merchandising. Merchandising companies cater to multiple types of businesses for their placements. I have...

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