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Updated 17 hours ago

TERRIBLE Resume Converter - 55 Replies

[QUOTE who="Aj in Toronto, Ontario"]Just logged on to find the contents of my resume completely scattered and displaced. I recently applied for some...

Joe Earl

Updated 17 hours ago

Quit job to travel, went back to same job. How to list dates on resume? - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="henreesky in Alexandria, Virginia"]Hello. In november I quit my job to do some traveling and explore different options but didn't do much...

Duck!

Updated 1 day ago

Stretching the Truth on a Resume? - 1 Reply

[QUOTE who="Eva in San Francisco, California"]I've heard that IF you don't have a CURRENT or RECENT job, you won't get anywhere. That's why my writer...

Joe Earl

Updated 1 day ago

Should you lie on your resume - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="Eva in San Francisco, California"]I have a question relating to 'stretching the truth' on my resume. Should I post it on this thread? I...

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Updated 2 days ago

How should I answer this question: why did you leave previous employer? - 17 Replies

I'm ready for new challenges/wish to cut my commute/need better benefits whatever fits the bill. Despite the fact that I personally know hiring...

2Legit

Updated 2 days ago

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

Affirmative action programs are alive and well. Quotas are filled taking into account race, disability, veteran status... for organizations that do...

Chris Johnston

Updated 2 days ago

Has anyone paid to have a resume written for them? - 373 Replies

[QUOTE who="angellaa in Edmonton, Alberta"]Yeah... cause spamming is the best way to win friends and influence people...[/QUOTE] Hello, my...

AndyRising

Updated 2 days ago

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

Every time (that I can remember) that I've applied to a job through Indeed, I've been given the option to either use my "Indeed resume" or to upload...

Trying to Help

Updated 3 days ago

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

Company name, xxxx - xxxx (total dates) (purchased by ABC company in 2014) position, dates description bullet points position,...

VHKOTOK

Updated 6 days ago

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

I would be careful of companies that state this. I have been on too many interviews where the company's office is literally either a hole in the wall...

VHKOTOK

Updated 6 days ago

Posted resume' - 1 Reply

I was wondering the same thing. Created my resume last night and it was not available to view via Indeed.com resumes. Could it be that they take a...

Tom760

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

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...

Katrina

Updated 11 days ago

Unique Situation - Military to Homemaker/Student - 2 Replies

I too did 5 years in the Marines and the past six years I have been working on raising children and going to school. I have a grad date of 12/17 I...

nick3601

Updated 13 days ago

Another overqualified question - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="KeepAHappyFace in State of Confusion"]I can't imagine that any hiring manager would go digging to see if you had a masters degree which...

2Legit

Updated 14 days ago

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

[QUOTE who="AndyRising in a State of Bliss"]Many clerical jobs are asking for college degrees now. Check a sampling of the jobs in your area and see...

Dan Pricop

Updated 16 days ago

Help with resume. - 2 Replies

Thank you! That sounds so much better.

AndyRising

Updated 18 days ago

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

I don't think I ever get ads because I have a LinkedIn account. I do have my account locked down pretty tight privacy-wise. I used to have...

AndyRising

Updated 18 days ago

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

I would go ahead and be as specific as possible with your job title and job duties. First of all, your HR will probably never see your resume. (I...

Chicago Suburbnite

Updated 23 days ago

Gaps in resume - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mary at Resume Assassin in Johnston, Iowa"]2. Creative: Did you create anything, pursue hobbies, write a book, program, etc., manage...

Duck!

Updated 24 days ago

Question About A Professional Email - 8 Replies

Small suggestion: If you have a professional degree or license, make that part of your email name: "JoeSmith_MPH@..." (if you have a Master's in...

Clint Crabtree

Updated 29 days ago

Who is viewing my resume? - 8 Replies

[QUOTE who="Geary in San Francisco, California"]Hi everybody, I am wondering if there is any tool or website out there which can track who is...

JessF

Updated 1 month 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...

serendipity13

Updated 1 month 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 1 month ago

Download a new resume - 12 Replies

Trying to upload my new resume n I can't

Chicago Suburbnite

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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'...

Leeann66

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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...

Chicago Suburbnite

Updated 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 2 months 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 4 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...

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