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Parsons.O.

Updated 7 hours ago

Has anyone paid to have a resume written for them? - 144 Replies

you can try to make your own resume, i think. just make sure you know what and what not to put in there. you can read this article ---...

Andromeda Rising

Updated 1 day 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...

Kristen Gilbert

Updated 1 day ago

T-Shaped Cover Letter - 3 Replies

Paragraph-style is where it's at - you need to capture your "personal brand" and secure interest in the reader. Applicant Tracking Systems will also...

Andromeda Rising

Updated 4 days ago

[Question] How to tailor resume for career change? - 4 Replies

[QUOTE who="2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio"]Wait - you said you have "no formal experience", but didn't you say that you have some business coming in...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 4 days 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 4 days 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 4 days 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 9 days 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 11 days ago

Critique My Resume - 4 Replies

Header Profile Skills Professional Experience Education & Training

Bynddrvn in Boston, Massachusetts

Updated 11 days ago

Havent Worked in 3 Years, Advice? - 27 Replies

I haven't worked in the last 3 years after getting laid off from my last position, and haven't really done much with my life these last three years....

NE in Portland, Maine

Updated 14 days 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 14 days 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 16 days 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...

schanaz in San Diego, California

Updated 19 days ago

Fancy Resume design ok? - 10 Replies

Hello, I am seeing a service on the net who will take a plain resume and give it a nice design to make it look very attractive, would this help or...

cory in Texas

Updated 19 days 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 20 days ago

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

Looking for Resume advice!

bwg5463@yahoo. in Lafayette, Louisiana

Updated 22 days 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 1 month ago

how do I get a copy of my Resume? - 9 Replies

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

Matthew Hardy in Sydney, Australia

Updated 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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 in Havertown, Pennsylvania

Updated 2 months ago

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

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 3 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 3 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 3 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...

QualityLife in Norwalk, Connecticut

Updated 3 months ago

in what order do i place my job if... - 3 Replies

In what order would I place my previous jobs if i worked at two different places at one time but worked one of the jobs longer that the other. I know...

pdiconsults in Los Angeles, California

Updated 3 months ago

Question about CV - 7 Replies

I've corrected the mistakes, tidying CV, modified, adding a few things, but each person speaks differently, everyone has a story how to write a CV,...

pdiconsults in Los Angeles, California

Updated 3 months ago

Would someone review my resume please? - 1 Reply

Hi, I was hoping someone would give me an idea if my resume is good to go, thank you for taking the time to read my thread.

pdiconsults in Los Angeles, California

Updated 3 months ago

Stay at Home Mom Needs Resume Tips for Returning to Work - 361 Replies

It is hard re-entering the work force after 15 years of child care. Do I include those years on my resume as work experience? If not, is there...

pdiconsults in Los Angeles, California

Updated 3 months ago

Need help and advice... Master's Degree & NO call backs! - 2 Replies

I really need some advice! I have been applying to jobs for the past 5-6 months or so and I have not had a call for an interview yet. Let me give...

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