Career Questions tagged Resume

Do employers see value in a Coursera/edX/MOOCs certificates?

I want to continue my studies to build my career and have relevant skills in my field, but it is hard to do in-class courses with a full-time job. This made me strongly consider taking online courses. I definitely think that further education is great for personal growth and learning new...

#certifications #resume #career #career-building #job-application #online-courses #education

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Matthew Higgins’s Avatar Carol Kampf’s Avatar
Active Dec 18 '18 at 06:44 PM

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Posted by Elsa Z.’s Avatar Elsa Z.
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Matthew Higgins | Director - Markets & Sectors at PwC Elsa,In my experience recruiting and hiring individuals into the consulting field, ...

What are some tips when it comes to making a resume?

I am currently looking for internships in the accounting field. I have never made a resume and don't have any work experience so I am unsure of how to start and what to include in my first resume. I am also wondering what do employers look for in a resume. #resume #internship #job-application...

#accounting #job #finance #business

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Irewole Akande’s Avatar Lisa Woodis’s Avatar Justin Wei’s Avatar Chantel Batton-Utley’s Avatar
Active Dec 28 '18 at 02:11 AM

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Posted by Victoria G.’s Avatar Victoria G.
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Irewole Akande | Electronics Engineer | IoT enthusiast | Career Consultant ... Your resume is a one page snapshot of personal, academic and ...

Applying for jobs

Should you apply for jobs if you don't have all the recommended skills needed? Can you learn them when you get there? #job-search #resume...

#job-application

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Lauren Combs’s Avatar
Active Dec 05 '18 at 11:52 PM

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Posted by Naysa B.’s Avatar Naysa B.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Naysa,By all means, if you have most of the qualifications, go ...

Interning or Making Money

I'm curious about whether I should be focusing on interning this summer as an animator for real world experience and connections or work to try to keep the cost of my education down? Any advice or experience possibly with both? #internship #college #resume #animation #art #summerjob #finance...

#job-application

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Sabrina Reed’s Avatar Rachel Marshall’s Avatar
Active Nov 26 '18 at 04:59 AM

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Posted by Carson S.’s Avatar Carson S.
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Sabrina Reed Hi Carson – Great question! I had this exact concern before ...

Do global internships benefit you when it comes to veterinary school applications??

I'm currently an undergraduate looking to apply to vet school in a few years. I know that having relevant experience is crucial, so I've been applying for lots of internships. I fond some summer opportunities abroad, but there are steep program fees and I'm wondering if entry into these would...

#admissions #grad-school #veterinary #resume #internship #science #veterinary-school #research #vet-school #application #job #graduate-school #college #veterinarian #global #work

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Active Nov 14 '18 at 12:15 AM

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Posted by Kathryn C.’s Avatar Kathryn C.
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Lindsay Williambrown | Award-Winning Enterprise Transformation | Humane People Strategy | ... I would highly advise to use your internships to gain experience ...

How important are clubs/extracurricular activities in comparison to coursework or internships??

Does joining clubs or extracurricular activities during your years as an undergraduate significantly impact your resume or chances at graduate school or is it better to keep that to a minimum and focus on getting work experience and taking a rigorous course load?? # #college #grad-school...

#college-advice #resume #internship #veterinary-school #college-admissions #vet-school #application #job #graduate-school #veterinarian

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Sep 30 '18 at 12:48 AM

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Posted by Kathryn C.’s Avatar Kathryn C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The most important thing that you can do is to develop ...

Is it more beneficial to have unpaid internships and more of a variety of experience or paid work with strong connections, but not as much of a variety of experience??

I'm hoping to make my future applications to veterinary school as strong as possible and I'm wondering if paid work is given more consideration even if it isn't necessarily as varied as having multiple unpaid internships in a range of sub-fields. # #internship #volunteer #college #vet-school...

#application #veterinary-school #veterinarian #experience #resume

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar
Active Oct 07 '18 at 01:17 PM

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Posted by Kathryn C.’s Avatar Kathryn C.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Consult my answer to another of you questions. Developing a clear ...

What will help college admissions officers look at my resume

What kind of things should I do to differentiate my self from the rest of the crowd of other students. # #resume #college...

#college-admissions

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Alice Foster McCallum’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Derrick Bonyuet, CPA, CFA’s Avatar Rita Gleason’s Avatar
Active Oct 19 '18 at 03:02 PM

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Posted by Samuel A.’s Avatar Samuel A.
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Alice Foster McCallum | Higher Education Advisor and Communications Professional Hi, Samuel. While you have gotten some really fabulous advice here ...

What should I put on my resume?

I want to start saving up for college, but I don't know what to put on my resume. I don't have work experience, haven't volunteered, and haven't been on any big projects. I have been in clubs and organizations, played instruments, and done other activities outside of school but none of them...

#career #jobs #resume

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Angela D’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Derrick Bonyuet, CPA, CFA’s Avatar
Active Sep 07 '18 at 02:26 AM

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Posted by Gabriela M.’s Avatar Gabriela M.
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Angela D | UX Designer Hi Gabriela, Your resume gives potential employers an overview of your ...

How many is too much?

In high school, I’ve participated in A LOT and in my English class, we had to fill out a resume. When do I know when to stop with the list? What are some things that irrelevant to colleges? #resume #college...

#help

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Aug 31 '18 at 01:23 PM

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Posted by Rylee R.’s Avatar Rylee R.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential It is very important, when applying to colleges, that you show ...

How do I make myself a stronger applicant from now to december?

What can I do to strengthen my resume?...

#resume

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Austin L.’s Avatar Vijay Pullamsetty’s Avatar
Active Nov 27 '18 at 08:38 PM

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Posted by David G.’s Avatar David G.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi David, Great question David!! It is good to hear that ...

What is expected with resumes?

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Sep 03 '18 at 11:42 AM

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Posted by Roseanna B.’s Avatar Roseanna B.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist A resume should be visually appealing. The font should be neither ...

What are the most competitive Finance Internships in America?

I would like to start applying to internships but I want to make it worth my while. Which internships will stand out on a CV or lead to a potential job in Finance? #internships #jobs #resume #finance...

#competitive

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Aug 20 '18 at 01:21 PM

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Posted by Kiara S.’s Avatar Kiara S.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential You do not have to be involved in a remarkable or ...

What specific items on resumes stand out most to law schools?

For example, in skills, something such as "Good analytical and critical thinking skills." Something specific and the category it would be categorized under would be very helpful, thank you. #university #law...

#resume

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Active Nov 15 '18 at 09:50 PM

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Posted by Katrina P.’s Avatar Katrina P.
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Ajay Kattel | Corporate Counsel at SVB Financial Group | Silicon ... Focus on things that make you unique but showcase the skills ...
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Paul Gullatte | Senior Compliance Associate It is important to know that you will need to create more ...

What is the number one thing you hate to see on a resume?

I know that this is a basic question, but it matters to me in my future job search. Obviously, spelling and grammar are things to watch for, but there has to be something else that employers can't stand. I want to avoid mistakes that I just may not know about yet. #business #job-search...

#resume

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Katy Maclean’s Avatar Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar
Active Jul 07 '18 at 10:59 AM

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Posted by Lauren B.’s Avatar Lauren B.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Lauren,I can list only one thing? That's impossible.formatting inconsistencies. Pick one ...

How to list double major on resume?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #college...

#resume #double-major #college-major #college-majors #interview #career-counseling

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Ray Stark’s Avatar Ann Gianoglio Burk, MBA’s Avatar Terral Boisfontaine’s Avatar
Active Nov 13 '18 at 02:26 AM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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Ray Stark | Community Relations Coordinator at Best Buy Great question! From my experience it is best to tailor this ...

How to write a resume for an internship?

I'm a CareerVillage staff member and I'm posting this because we know that many young people are looking for the answer to this question. This is among the most popular questions searched by youth, and we're hoping you will take a moment to share your response to it. Thank you! #resume...

#internship #application #interning #applications

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Active Jun 15 '18 at 06:44 AM

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Posted by Alexandra C.’s Avatar Alexandra C.
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ritesh sharma Here we share some tips on how to write a resume that really ...

What is the best way to discover skills to put on resume?

I am currently revamping my resume and I want to add some skills for better search optimization. I was wondering how I can discover skills that will be great for my resume. So far, I have looked at the jobs that I have worked and educational experience and used that for inspiration but I'm...

#skills #job #resume

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Zsolt Kemecsei’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active Jun 13 '18 at 05:06 PM

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Posted by Tee A.’s Avatar Tee A.
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Zsolt Kemecsei | Senior Consultant in Enterprise Systems Solutions (ESS) | ... While I really like Kim's response, I have a very different ...

What is considered too old for references on resumes?

Hello, I've worked several jobs throughout the years but I have a closer bond with my past supervisors from my first two jobs. Would it look suspicious if I kept those references or should I ask people from my more recent jobs? I don't have any issues with my other supervisors but I feel the...

#job #references #resume

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Misty Miller’s Avatar Austin L.’s Avatar Gabby Helms’s Avatar ritesh sharma’s Avatar
Active Jun 08 '18 at 05:04 PM

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Posted by Tee A.’s Avatar Tee A.
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Misty Miller | CLG @ AT&T DirecTV If you do not feel that the person at the other ...

Should I add my job to my resume if I was sexually assaulted there?

I worked at a job for about a few months and I was sexually assaulted on the job by a customer. I worked a couple of jobs before, and it did not take me long to find a job after that incident. My question is should I add that job to my resume or omit the job as I have been doing? I’m wondering...

#jobs #sexual #job-search #resume

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar
Active Jun 08 '18 at 11:11 AM

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Posted by Tee A.’s Avatar Tee A.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Tee,I am so sorry you are having to deal with this! ...

Are internships vital in later landing a good job?

I have lots of friends with internships unrelated to their majors, interests, and future career goals but they think it will look good on resumes later on. Do you recommend I get any internship I can get just for the sake of having a full resume? #internships...

#resume

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Austin L.’s Avatar Jimi Ayeni’s Avatar
Active May 31 '18 at 05:46 PM

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Posted by Emma A.’s Avatar Emma A.
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Austin L. | PwC Experienced Associate, Advisory Hi Emma, Really good question. I see lots of internship related ...

How important are extracurricular activities?

I'm an active member of several clubs, but I'm not a leader or president or anything. I want to build my resume, but I'm not exactly sure what stands out. The clubs I'm apart of are: Model UN, Forensics, FBLA and Science Club. (And I'm not participating to get into college, I'm doing them...

#activities #clubs #resume

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar
Active May 25 '18 at 10:59 PM

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Posted by Rebekah R.’s Avatar Rebekah R.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Rebekah,When you don't have much work history to put on a ...

Is a Graduate Certificate taken seriously?

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Active Aug 20 '18 at 04:07 PM

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Posted by Tiffany B.’s Avatar Tiffany B.
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Jacob Schwarber | Assurance Associate Hi Tiffany,When you say graduate certificate, I assume you are referring ...

Should I purse a minor?

I was considering a minor for my school resume, and I was wondering what is the best suited minor for an exercise science major as I apply myself forward through college? #majors-and-minors #school #college-minor #college #minor #resume...

#science-major

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Active May 23 '18 at 09:40 AM

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Posted by Jaelen J.’s Avatar Jaelen J.
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Ria Jagasia | Academic Consultant at AIC Education I think minors are a great way of supplementing your academic ...
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Annie Wang | Finance Analyst at Google Have you tried job searching websites like monster.com, indeed.com, or even ...

What are the key elements to include in a well executed resume?

I am heading into my senior year of college and I am beginning to look for teaching jobs in the state. I want a very well composed and impressive essay to give future employers! #resume #resume-writing #teaching...

#interviews

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar
Active May 17 '18 at 10:12 PM

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Posted by Karen W.’s Avatar Karen W.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Hi Karen; As a recent or soon-to-be graduate, there are four ...

Is making a resume important to get ready for college?

In my Personal, Career, and Development Skills class, I was required to make a resume even though I am not applying for a job. I was wondering, is it important to have a resume to apply for college in the future? #resume #college #preparing-for-college #resume-writing...

#career-development

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar Sheryl Raphael Whitaker’s Avatar Katie Burell’s Avatar
Active May 15 '18 at 06:48 PM

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Posted by Jenna K.’s Avatar Jenna K.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Hi Katie:  It is important to make a resume after High ...

How early should you show up at an interview?

How early is too early? And do recruiters judge you if you are right on time? Do they prefer people to be earlier than on the dot? #interviews #interviewing-skills...

#resume

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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar Austin L.’s Avatar Bonnie Hongo’s Avatar
Active May 15 '18 at 06:26 PM

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Posted by Emily V.’s Avatar Emily V.
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Jasanpreet Kaur Bhatia | HR Professional || Adviser || Startup Enthusiastic || ... Hey Emily!I will answer your questions one by one.Always arrive 10 ...

How do you make your resume more enticing if you don''t have a lot of experience in the field?

I'm a public relations student and I have no experience in the field of PR. How can I make my resume more attractive to hiring managers without the experience? #publicrelations #resume...

#internships

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Active May 14 '18 at 03:05 PM

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Posted by Emily V.’s Avatar Emily V.
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Chris Amenell | Credit Risk Manager Emily, I recommend you identify the skills a PR professional needs.  ...

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