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TM195

Updated 3 months ago

Employer Reviews Not Supported? - 2 Replies

They haven't halted company reviews. You are mistaken.

Barbara J

Updated 3 months ago

Feeling disrespected and taken advantage of. - 8 Replies

I'm glad you found a place that is a good fit for you, but sometimes that's just it- not everyone's personality is a good fit for the corporate...

Brian McKay

Updated 3 months ago

assistance with last position - 1 Reply

Shadowalpha8, You will have to explain the gap if you leave it off your resume'. If you should put it one your resume' be sure to minimize the...

Me

Updated 4 months ago

Change order of items (e.g. skills) on resume? - 13 Replies

This is an incredibly helpful tip! Thank you so much for sharing this solution to the chronology problem. It worked exactly as you said and is so...

AtExit8

Updated 4 months ago

Help on Cover Letter - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="wouldloveajob in Gary, Indiana"]actually how important is a cover letter and how do I address if I don't know who the hiring or general...

2Legit

Updated 4 months ago

resume indicating changing careers - 2 Replies

Yes, you're allowed to do this... but if you're looking for jobs in teaching, it's going to be the education experience that is probably going to be...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 4 months ago

Cover Letter Writing - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Experienced tutor in Oak Forest, Illinois"]There's an awful lot of conflicting information about whether you should or should NOT include...

AtExit8

Updated 4 months ago

Resume and Cover Letter Advice & Critique - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="camcoo in Oxford, Pennsylvania"]I'm not pursuing a Bachelor's in Business and History. Thats what my Associates degrees are. I'll be...

2Legit

Updated 5 months ago

Any one have advice regarding returning to work after 5 years not working. - 9 Replies

You can't go into all your personal struggles in an interview. You need to condense things and make it relevant to your career. Would you say you...

2Legit

Updated 5 months ago

Unusual job situations, unsure of how to write resume - 3 Replies

You can't always be honest in interviews. I prefer to be honest and never lie, but unfortunately, if you are honest about some things, you won't get...

rherman

Updated 5 months ago

Resume Same Job Title Additional Major Responsibilities - 9 Replies

[QUOTE who="ErinMC in Methuen, Massachusetts"]I'm in the same boat, and I'd probably do something like this: 123 Company 1/1/07-Present Projec...

AtExit8

Updated 5 months ago

Stay at Home Mom Needs Resume Tips for Returning to Work - 367 Replies

List your volunteer on your resume. It shows the ability to show up and do work on time. Just because they don't pay you, doesn't mean it isn't...

Mary at Resume Assassin

Updated 5 months ago

Keywords in resume - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="djraven15 in Jersey City, New Jersey"]Hi All, I'm in the process of updating my resume and I wanted to know if I place keywords in my...

monikam

Updated 5 months ago

Who is viewing my resume? - 10 Replies

Can you see who has viewed your resume? Employers and other members of indeed?

Duck!

Updated 5 months ago

Results based resume - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="myjrny66 in Yonkers, New York"]I am currently seeking employment in the field of HR. Thus far, I keep hearing how my CV needs to be more...

AndyRising

Updated 6 months ago

Listing Freelance Work On Indeed Resume - 3 Replies

I wouldn't go over two pages, with a careful selection of jobs and bullet points focused on the job you're applying to. If you need some...

AndyRising

Updated 6 months ago

My company uses non-standard job titles - 1 Reply

The company I worked for did this. And I had the same title for 18 years, even though my responsibilities changed. It was a title that no one else...

AtExit8

Updated 6 months ago

What do employers think of self-employment? - 77 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kevin in Vallejo, California"]Hi, Just stumble upon this thread. I have been running and selling my own brand of products on amazon...

Tamara in Phoenix

Updated 6 months ago

Resume not showing up - 4 Replies

I added my resume over a week ago and its still not showing up in the resume search. All the required fields have been completed. I did just verify...

noman

I am kind of nervous regarding the job. (my age and experience)

Hey guys, I live in Minnesota. I will be 30 by the end of the year. MY major is Electro-Optics. I took a bunch of Math, Physics, Optics, and few...

aSuburbanGal

Updated 6 months ago

Can you list being a non-paid group ADMIN on a website on your resume? - 2 Replies

Sure you can and should.

stressed

Updated 6 months ago

Resume Background Check Red Flag? - Same "Group" but Different Entities and Title - 2 Replies

I have already indicated only Senior in my resume - I already got the job and they are now doing a background check. Do you think that will be a red...

aSuburbanGal

Updated 6 months ago

Jack of All Trades Resume - 1 Reply

You should focus on transferrable skills. Not that those mean much to employers these days. Then again, why aren't you using the...

bdclark

Career change after teaching abroad

Hi everyone I am looking for a bit of advice about my job search. The background: -Penn State degree in economics, minors in supply chain and...

summontheprofessional

Updated 6 months ago

Recently went back to high school earned my HSD should my resume resemble that of a normal High school grad student? - 2 Replies

Dear Jobless96, Your resume should be what you want it to be and look like what you want it to look like. There is no standard resume for a high...

ash_legup in San Francisco, California

Updated 7 months ago

Career change: from longtime independent research/editing consultant to salaried (exempt) social service position. Advice? - 1 Reply

Hi -- I am planning a return to a full-time salaried position after ~15 years of self-employment as a research, writing, and editing consultant. Not...

whatsasimba in Monroe Township, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

Cover letters -- who to write if no contact? - 42 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...

Duck! in Bronx, New York

Updated 7 months ago

Self employment on a resume advice? Please!! - 5 Replies

For the last 11 years, I've worked as a digital artist, during my High school years and into college. I've been really lucky and able to focus on my...

Jessica F. Walker \\ Career Coach in Anchorage, Alaska

Updated 7 months ago

listing multiple positions in resume - 3 Replies

Hi, I've had a number of positions in a few companies. The job function with each promotion did not materially change so I am wondering if I need...

Ludiusvox in Kernersville, North Carolina

Updated 7 months ago

How to overcome lack of work experience when writing a resume? - 2 Replies

I'm currently in my junior year in college majoring in computer science, and currently, have no work experience. I'm planning on doing an internship...

msikora in Trenton, New Jersey

Updated 7 months ago

Why resume is not showing up in search? - 12 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...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 7 months ago

Short term employment on Resume'? - 8 Replies

I recently was hired 2 months ago for a private company selling high value technology equipment. They hired 4 total reps, including me, to bring...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 7 months ago

Offering personalised CV/Resume - 1 Reply

Greetings all, I'm opening this post in case anyone would like me to write a CV/Resume for them, I have years worth of experience in writing CV's -...

Zee in Millbrook, Alabama

Updated 8 months ago

I lost my high paying job, but have no real skills to fall back on. Help? - 8 Replies

Hi folks, I am having a hard time finding advice on what to do in my situation and was hoping somebody had some actionable advice. The crux of my...

Parafreegal in Chicago, Illinois

Updated 8 months ago

So your advice is needed... - 1 Reply

Assume a young person is asking you for career advice. Assume a timeline of four years hence. Based on your experience and those close to you what...

Ethoma12002 in Lafayette, Louisiana

Updated 8 months ago

Help with cover letter please - 3 Replies

I could use some input on any changes I should make to my cover letter. I have never had to write one before and would like to learn. Any help is...

Rich in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Updated 8 months ago

Is LinkedIn mandatory? - 19 Replies

Will I not get a job without LinkedIn? I have a part-time right now that I found through a relative. Later this year I might possibly look for a...

QualityLife in Norwalk, Connecticut

Updated 8 months ago

Career Advice: Help me Choose a Career - 2 Replies

Hey all, Since the career advice forum is broken I have decided to post here. I have a BSc in Science and Business with a specialization in...

Duck! in New York

Updated 9 months ago

Cover letter and Resume after having cancer - 2 Replies

I have been out of work for about 10 years due to cancer. I am now ready and able to go back to work, however there is now a very long gap my last...

Antony Jones in New York, New York

Updated 9 months ago

Trimming work experience from resume - 1 Reply

Hi I am a software developer currently working in the Finance industry. I am thinking about trimming the work experience section of my resume because...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 9 months ago

Is my resume good - 2 Replies

My name is Seth Mishne and I thought I had a good resume but it seems like that no matter how many jobs I apply to I never land a interview. I have...

Juli M. in Brea, California

Updated 10 months ago

gap in resume - 2 Replies

I was laid off Feb 2016 in April 2016 I jetted off to Europe to help my parents move back to the USA. I/we returned in Oct 2016 so my question is...

Leeann66 in South Western Ontario

Updated 10 months ago

How to explain a gap in resume due to accident/surgeries - 7 Replies

Hoping that someone could give me an idea how to handle a gap in my resume, due to a car accident and the corrective surgeries that followed.

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 10 months ago

Using comments from current employers recognition program web site on my resume? - 1 Reply

Hi. I currently work for a very large retail chain. Im a senior cashier but not management. Im looking to make a change after 10 years to a similar...

joel.mccarthy@*****.*** in California

Updated 10 months ago

my resume - 3 Replies

Could I please receive some constructive criticism on the content and format of my resume.

Technology Leader in Ozone Park, New York

Updated 10 months ago

Should I include this job on my resume? - 4 Replies

I had a job where I would work from home which on the very basic level I was responsible for data entry. The problem is I worked for my dad who...

2Legit in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 10 months ago

What To Do With That One "Odd" Job - 3 Replies

I am 36 years old. I started cooking at around the age of 16 and have always loved it and been extremely passionate about. I went to the CIA...

Career SkyRocket LLC in Pontiac, Michigan

Are You Employable?

I don’t have to tell you that things have changed since the days when people could obtain a position offering a good living and benefits without much...

AndyRising in a State of Bliss

Updated 10 months ago

WIlling to relocate question - 3 Replies

Hello - I am applying for a position where the choices are Yes/No if you are willing to relocate. How do you answer this? If you answer no - does...

Ruby Slippers in Las Vegas, Nevada

Updated 11 months ago

Resume help appreciated - 4 Replies

Have been searching for a few months for a full-time job since graduation. Could use some advice on my resume. It's a one-pager for simplicity's...

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