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pdiconsults in Los Angeles, California

Updated 12 months ago

Stay at home trying to re-enter the workforce, Seeking resume tips & advice - 4 Replies

I believe that my resume just isn't selling me. I'm not good with resumes & I don't know how make employers want to hire me. I've been a sty at home...

Anonymous in Sewell, New Jersey

Updated 12 months ago

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staceyv in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Stacey Valnes - What to put on your resume

As a local south Florida restaurant and tanning saloon owner I often get asked the question of what should I put on my resume to impress you after...

eugeneblackjr58 in Mountain View, California

Updated 13 months ago

how do I get a copy of my Resume? - 3 Replies

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

topfuels in Hendersonville, Tennessee

Updated 13 months ago

Residence on Resume/Relocation - 3 Replies

Anyone have a tip on how to handle this situation. I am currently working in tenn. We live in an apartment in tenn., but all of our furniture is in...

Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio

Updated 13 months ago

Professional E-Mail Address? - 5 Replies

I have always heard that you should use your own name as your e-mail address to make it look more professional. I have tried many variations of my...

Duck! in Astoria, New York

Updated 13 months ago

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

Hi, I am presently trying to get back into the work force after not working for the last 5 years. I have worked since a teen. My adult experience...

jobguy99 in Lithonia, Georgia

Updated 14 months ago

Gap in Resume - 6 Replies

Question.. I have been in the restuarant/bakery industry for 15 years. In Dec 2006 my husband was in a car accident.That maimed him really...

HeyItsMeIndeed in Germany

Updated 14 months ago

General Question - How To Apply To A Job That Lists 2 Options For Submitting Resume? - 3 Replies

This particular company has the job description on their website and at one point it says to send resume and other supporting information to...

Shirl in Spring Hill, Tennessee

Updated 14 months ago

Online Resumes - 12 Replies

From my point of view, many sites don't allow you to post a resume the way it was intended to be read/formatted. Monster and Hotjobs seem to have...

ntap in Raleigh, North Carolina

Updated 14 months ago

How can to write that I am bilingual in my resume? - 6 Replies

I currently have: Fluent in English and Spanish. But I would like to include the word: bilingual any ideas?

SarahReed in New York

Updated 14 months ago

Resume Critique for Rising Junior Looking for I.T. Internship - 7 Replies

I am a rising Jr. in college trying to get a technology internship. There are several options here in Atlanta, and I'm trying for one of the larger...

JobSeekerX in North Augusta, South Carolina

Updated 14 months ago

Is my resume in trouble? I used to teach people how to write resumes, but now... - 7 Replies

I received an award for exceeding set expectations, goals, and my general performance from my last job a bank just a few months before I was let go...

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 14 months ago

Long term unemployment due to disability, my resume is KILLING ME! - 1 Reply

My most recent entry on my resume is from Dec 2011 to Aug 2012. I went on disabilty due to a non-work related injury in August of 2012 and my...

AtExit8 in City, New Jersey

Updated 14 months ago

Looking for critique on my resume to apply for Apple Software Engineer Internship - 3 Replies

I'm about to apply for a summer internship at Apple, Software Engineer position. Below is my resume and I spent so much time working on it. Would you...

lamondboyce in seattle, Washington

Updated 14 months ago

Looking for advice on my Cover Letter - 1 Reply

Hi guys, I am looking for advice on my cover letter. I worked pretty hard on it, but would really appreciate any input. I'm looking for...

Kate_outta_kontrol in deep in the heart of, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

how do i include this in a resume? - 10 Replies

how do i put this into a resume? and do you think it would matter? I have won several poetry contests and had several poems published in church...

pbatoon in Stockton, California

Updated 14 months ago

Would like a resume critique please! - 4 Replies

Hello everybody, I'm a 3rd year PhD student in chemistry and I have come to the point where I must find a required internship. I've been fishing...

SarahReed in New York

Updated 14 months ago

How can I write the first paragraph for my cover letter? - 6 Replies

I have 2 questions: 1. Which approach is the best when writing the first paragraph in a cover letter? Complimenting the employer:...

andyx181x in Whittier, California

Updated 14 months ago

Was terminated from a job 2.5 months in, should i post on resume? - 7 Replies

So I have landed a contract job for three months, but I been unemployed for 8 months since mid july from last employer. I was only there for 2.5...

SarahReed in New York

Updated 15 months ago

Looking for advice on my cover letter - 5 Replies

Hi, I'm wondering if someone can please take a look at my cover letter for an office assistant position and give me some feedback on how it is and...

lamondboyce in seattle, Washington

Updated 15 months ago

NEED RESUME SAMPLE/OR IDEA - 12 Replies

Hello, I just graduated from highschool last year, and am now in my second semster of my freshman year. I want to apply to become a Lab...

SarahReed in New York

Updated 15 months ago

Retro resume format is dead or not? - 18 Replies

There is lot of debate lately on whether retro resume format is dead and whether visual resume format is the way to go. I wanted to get members...

Kate_outta_kontrol in deep in the heart of, Texas

Updated 15 months ago

resume when you've worked temp jobs - 7 Replies

How do you do a resume when you've worked a lot of temp jobs? The only plus in this is that i have worked for a lot of non profit organizations and...

Duck! in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 15 months ago

Question about cover letter when interviewer is a friend - 2 Replies

My friend is actually the person who told me about the job, who will be reading my cover letter and resume, and doing the interview, and,...

review in Beaverton, Oregon

Updated 16 months ago

Why resume is not showing up in search? - 9 Replies

I posted my resume on indeed yesterday but when I search specific skills which I have in resume, my resume does not show up in the list. Any idea...

Unemplyed for days in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico

Updated 16 months ago

What "experience" should i put in my resume? - 3 Replies

long story short, i graduated in May 2013 with a B.S. in ChE. I don't have any work experience to fall back on, so i went to the aerotek office and...

Dog_Guy in Miami, Florida

Updated 16 months ago

Adult Webcam Model XXX - 12 Replies

My situation is unique I am currently a webcam model,(self employed) actually an independent contractor through an online company,I am seeking an...

Jennifer Hinds in Phoenix, Arizona

Updated 16 months ago

Should I put that I have a British Accent under skills? - 8 Replies

Basically I am a US citizen who did all my education and grew up in the UK and therefore have a British accent. I am struggling to find a job and am...

Bluetea in Texas

Updated 17 months ago

Need application help - 1 Reply

The application form I'm filling out asks a few questions that I'm not sure how to answer. Salary Desired (be specific) - Do I put an actual...

Pamela Paterson, Author, Get the Job in Georgetown, Ontario

Updated 17 months ago

Resume format - 2 Replies

Is there a standard format to list past work expierence? i see some resumes have their employer listed first followed by positon etc, is it ok to...

HR Uncovered in Seattle, Washington

Updated 17 months ago

Is it possible to include both an Objective and Profile? - 3 Replies

Just realized there was a resume section and posted this in another forum, wanted to ask if is possible to include both an objective and a profile on...

Bluetea in Texas

Updated 17 months ago

Refresh Resume to move to top of list - 16 Replies

I understand that to avoid moving further down on a list of resumes, job seekers need to refresh their resumes periodically by making changes. What,...

Pamela Paterson, Author, Get the Job in Georgetown, Ontario

Updated 17 months ago

Different Projects for the Same Company - 2 Replies

I was recently let go (laid off) and, during that time, I was on 3 projects in the past year. How do I present that in a resume? For example, I...

Jeff in Crofton, Maryland

Updated 18 months ago

Changing careers after 16 years...remove recent career from resume or leave on? - 20 Replies

I'm struggling with this...after 16 years in graphic design I've been forced into retirement because at 46 I'm too old. So I redid my resume in the...

Shane T in Aberdeen, Washington

Updated 18 months ago

tweaking my resume - 15 Replies

I have tweaked a few times now, nearly every interviewer has something new to add that they would like to see on my resume. As current I have been...

QualityLife in Norwalk, Connecticut

Updated 18 months ago

Leave off part time unrelated job off resume? - 4 Replies

I've been unemployed for nine months but I have been working an unrelated part time job assisting a friend every few weeks. Should I leave it off my...

Jimmy-Mo in Colonia, New Jersey

Updated 18 months ago

Resume summaries - 16 Replies

I was thinking about putting "Friendly and organized diligent volunteer worker looking for a paying job to support my future and family and to look...

Jimmy-Mo in Colonia, New Jersey

Updated 18 months ago

Same Job Listed on Resume Twice - 5 Replies

My friend is having me help her with her resume, and so far I have been able to give her tips and such without help, but now she has me stumped. She...

HR Uncovered in Seattle, Washington

Updated 18 months ago

Has anyone paid for career services to help them with their job search and career development? - 4 Replies

Has anyone paid for career services to help them with their job search and career development? Services could be: 1. Resume writing, resume...

LukeTyler in Seattle, Washington

Updated 18 months ago

Fired from job seeking a new one in a new field - 2 Replies

I worked in retail and made a stupid mistake of finding a book that seemed discarded & I took it home. This was not the case & the book was not store...

LukeTyler in Seattle, Washington

Updated 18 months ago

Can you send a resume and an application? - 2 Replies

I've sent in a resume. I'm wondering whether or not an application would be helpful or not or whether the results would be neutral.

LukeTyler in Seattle, Washington

Updated 18 months ago

Listing courses on my resume? - 3 Replies

I've been out of work for several months. During the downtime, I took quite a few Coursera.com courses. Should I list these on my resume and if so...

ChrisDet in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 18 months ago

When listing budget amount you managed, do you include employee salaries? - 4 Replies

If you list in a resume the dollar figure for the budget you've oversaw/managed, in that figure, do you include the salary of the workers you manage...

ChrisDet in Detroit, Michigan

Updated 18 months ago

When you say size of department, do you include yourself? - 3 Replies

I want to say "led x person department" but does that x include or exclude me? not sure if i could myself or not in the department size.

jenab in Austin, Texas

Updated 18 months ago

How do I structure my Rez if my current job is not the same as what I am looking for? - 8 Replies

Hoping someone can give me some advice. I have been unable to find a job as a SW Test Engr/QA Tester. There are plenty of those jobs out there, so I...

Andrew in Lisbon, Portugal

Updated 19 months ago

Video Resume - 8 Replies

Hi, I am thinking of making a clean and elegant video resume to send out, in addition to a regular resume. Basically it would be my exact...

Calfornian in Hayward, California

Updated 19 months ago

Do I include a business that has been shutdown by the state? - 2 Replies

Hello, I have recently been informed that a business that I use to work at has been closed by the state. I am wondering if I should keep that...

ExTeacher in Los Angeles, California

Updated 19 months ago

My resume does not come up in a search - 4 Replies

I can find it by my name but when I try to find it by Office Manager and the zip code it doesn't show up. What am I doing wrong?

HR Uncovered in Seattle, Washington

Updated 19 months ago

Should I put this in the cover letter? - 2 Replies

I want to show how self-motivating I am but I don't know if I should leave this out or not in case they ask more about it. (note: this isn't how...

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