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Angellaa

Updated 10 hours ago

Has anyone paid to have a resume written for them? - 356 Replies

[QUOTE who="david in Birmingham, United Kingdom"]I always use the templates at www.dashingresumes.com Have had 100% success at job interviews...

JessF

Updated 3 days ago

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

I am probably old fashioned - but I consider the resume to only have things you have already accomplished. Unless you are graduating very soon (say...

Mike11d11

Updated 4 days ago

TERRIBLE Resume Converter - 54 Replies

Here is a free Resume / CV parsing api service you can use, pretty simple to integrate with your applications or websites. Has some sample .net code...

serendipity13

Updated 7 days ago

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

Thank you all very much! I really appreciate your responses! It's been so long since I've written a resume. I guess that's one downfall of being...

Gloriaodoom655

Updated 9 days ago

Download a new resume - 12 Replies

Trying to upload my new resume n I can't

Chicago Suburbnite

Updated 10 days ago

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

You simply create a volunteer section called VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE or VOLUNTEER WORK and put it there.

Tabi

Updated 13 days ago

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

1) Click your email address/user name in the upper right corner of this screen. 2) If you have clicked on your resume to be set as 'Private'...

Average_HR_Guy_

Updated 14 days ago

How to present oneself, as someone who wants to join a "fast growing company" - 5 Replies

If I were to guess, I'd say they're looking for someone that has experienced rapid growth in a company previously, and is comfortable with...

Leeann66

Updated 16 days ago

Opinions/help on my resume? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Chicago Suburbnite in Illinois"]Honestly, I'm not afraid to say I graduated college and that it was back in 2003, which is why I have it...

AndyRising

Updated 19 days ago

Things You Should Remove From Your Resume - 1 Reply

Your first two suggestions are sensible (and almost all "resume gurus" agree with them these days). But I've never heard anyone suggest that you...

AndyRising

Updated 19 days ago

American, trying to write his first CV - 1 Reply

Googling "resume versus cv" shows 445,000 links to web pages that should explain the difference better than anyone here can. I think that besides...

radiance04

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

Updated 1 month ago

Business Closed - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="whaaat in Pueblo, Colorado"]So I have quite the unique dilemma. All but one of the businesses I worked for in the past have closed their...

Mary at Resume Assassin

Updated 1 month ago

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

I think it is a personal choice whether you decide to use a professional resume writer or write your resume yourself. If you decide to write your own...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month ago

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

Ahhh, the old story... we don't get the full details until we give the "wrong" advice. Mine wasn't a two-month contract either. But right before...

Felix Delmante

Updated 1 month ago

Resume Review - 3 Replies

Have you thought about creating an online resume that also serves as a portfolio of work? That's definitely something I've seen more of lately and a...

patrick

Updated 1 month ago

What do employers think of self-employment? - 71 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nick L in Medford, Massachusetts"]Self employment is looked down upon in this country and people immediately assume you can't get a real...

Chicago Suburbnite

Updated 1 month ago

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

[QUOTE who="KindaDesperate in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina"]Oh, also wanted to ask if anyone knew how often/likely min. wage jobs will actually call...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month ago

Resume not showing up - 1 Reply

Hey, Mark, can you tell us a previous job title you had or company you worked for? Then we could search for you too. Also, if you look at your...

AndyRising

Updated 1 month ago

selective position wording in cover letter - 2 Replies

You don't want to say anything negative in either your cover letter or your resume. You want to get an interview. When you get an interview, you...

KeepAHappyFace

Updated 1 month ago

Suggestion for listing Staffing Agency/Contract Jobs on Resume. - 1 Reply

Don't put the agencies you were contracted through, just the company you were performing services for as a contract employee. SO.... as I understand...

Chicago Suburbnite

Updated 2 months ago

Listing Irrelevant, Obsolete Positions On Resumes (yes or no?) - 9 Replies

IDK, in the very least, I'm thinking of adding my 2 year, 3 month gig as a tutor with Huntington Learning Center) to my résumé. As a tutor, I had...

2Legit

Updated 2 months ago

Bad resume or under qualified? - 7 Replies

You have military experience? That can score you some points on civil service jobs (city, county, government)... two equally qualified candidates but...

AndyRising

Updated 2 months ago

How to list government contractor job on resume when your company changes - 1 Reply

You're probably listing the job title first, right? Since it's probably the most important thing. Do this: Myjobtitle Acme Corp 1992 XYZ...

AndyRising

Updated 2 months ago

Cover letter and resume critique! - 5 Replies

Jay, your cover letter looks pretty good. The "7am to 12am full time" statement might confuse people who think that 7am to 12am is only 5 hours....

AndyRising

Updated 2 months ago

We do not allow vulgar language, personal attacks, or advertising in our forums. Please edit your comment appropriately. - 7 Replies

It's a mystery. I was going to suggest that your date ranges with hyphens are a problem, but when I look at my own Indeed resume I see that Indeed...

Sux2_be_me

Link to a formatted version

Thanks! https://my.indeed.com/r/Jane-Doe/d40b530e3edaa263?subfrom=t

Jsant186

Updated 2 months ago

Resume Question - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="AndyRising in a State of Bliss"]How long did you fill each role? Which title, honestly, is a better description of your time there?...

TIFFANY RYCROFT

Updated 2 months ago

Any one have advice regarding returning to work after 5 years not working. - 6 Replies

MY HUSBAND HAS 1 FELONY, AND HASN'T WORKED SINCE 2008 AND MY HUSBAND WHAT'S TO WORK AND HE JUST GRADUATED FROM TRUCKING SCHOOL HERE IN NORTH CAROLINA...

Resume Assassin

Updated 2 months ago

Resume Help - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="BullCraftMaxx in Coram, New York"]I am trying to apply for video production jobs for the summer and I need some help with my resume. I...

ChrisH in Gig Harbor, Washington

Updated 3 months ago

Rejected because of too many contract positions - 27 Replies

I got laid off in 2009 and worked on 2 temp (contract) assignments since then. One for 15 months, one for 4 months which just ended. Several perm...

JHalen in San Jose, California

Updated 3 months ago

Multiple positions same company - 3 Replies

I have been at my company for over ten years and over that time I have accumulated more and more responsibilities. These responsibilities could be...

terri4 in texas, Texas

Updated 3 months ago

Posting Resume on Indeed - 35 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...

xboxer in Scottsdale, Arizona

Updated 3 months ago

(Rant)Cannot beleive i have been on this website looking for work now for 3 years and cannot get employment at ALL - 5 Replies

I thought I would use this section of the forum to basically not to vent but take the pressure off my mind-set of using this website for 3 whole...

One-Shot Bob in Williamston, South Carolina

Updated 4 months ago

Resume critique - 16 Replies

I want to know how these 2 resume looks. Which one is better, and is what I can do to fix them to make it look better. Indeed stripped out all the...

A3 in Birmingham, Alabama

Updated 4 months ago

Resume Review Tips - 6 Replies

Hello all, I've been on the job search since I graduated with a BA in Computer Science in July of 2015. I have sent over 100+ applications and I...

Indeed Hunter in New York, New York

Best List of Resume Tips - with examples - Should help you if you're struggling to write your resume

http://resumesumo.com/resume-tips/ Key takeaways - Keep the format simple, readable, and professional Less is more, white space is okay Ditch...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 4 months ago

In bad shape, need a resume review - 4 Replies

I don't know what to do, write, ask, or anything at this point. If anybody could spend a couple seconds and review and critique my resume, it...

SarahKatD in Massachusetts

Updated 4 months ago

Title Changed But Responsibilities Didn't - How Do I Show it on My Resume? - 3 Replies

I have been working at the same company for a year and a half. I recently got a title change, but I am unsure how to display it on my resume. The...

FJ in Newport, Kentucky

Updated 4 months ago

Change order of items (e.g. skills) on resume? - 2 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...

Marko837 in New York, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

I need help with my cover letter - 10 Replies

I think its okay, but I need suggestions on how to make it better. What should I add? What should I leave out? Here is is my CL without the closing...

Marko837 in New York, Illinois

Updated 4 months ago

Could somebody check my formal letter? - 3 Replies

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to express my concerns about my last visit In your fitness club. Contrary to the description in the invitation, my...

Trying to Help in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 4 months ago

Finding the HR manager for larger companies is often impossible. Who do I address in my cover letters? - 5 Replies

I have been unable to reliably/confidently identify the hiring manager of any company I have recently applied to and was forced to either make an...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 4 months ago

Github and demo links on resume - 2 Replies

Is it a good idea to add Github & demo(hosted on server) url's on resume. I am a new graduate applying for front end & software developer positions....

vyoong

Resume Critique: Switching IT positions after 3 years experience (Support->Business Analyst)

Please view resume at https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx3UN8ehnLTyLWt2Q05BdnRUMDA/view?usp=sharing Hi all, I am looking for any advice for...

resume kate in Manassas, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

Applying to be on part of a team when management positions are advertised - 5 Replies

A company is hiring for a Manager Learning & Development. I do not have adequate management experience for the position but would love a position...

Tempor1 in Ashburn, Virginia

Updated 5 months ago

Ad quality rater in resume - 2 Replies

I am working part-time as an Ad Search Quality Rater. As I am looking for a full-time job, I am not sure about updating my resume with this...

Not Donald Trump in New Jersey

How to list a position on a résumé for which you were rehired?

I had worked for Company A for some time, then started work at Company B, then was rehired at Company A. Should I list Company A twice on my résumé,...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 5 months ago

Need help finishing resume for call center. - 1 Reply

I'm applying for a job at an Apple call center as a support technician. I'm trying to make my resume geared toward the job i'm applying for. Any...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 5 months ago

Why isn't my whole resume being uploaded to jobs? - 1 Reply

I applied for a job about a month ago through Indeed and used the resume that I filled out through indeed. When I got to the interview, they had...

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