Career Questions tagged Resume Writing

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...

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Active May 17 '18 at 10:12 PM

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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...

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Active May 15 '18 at 06:48 PM

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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Hi Katie:  It is important to make a resume after High ...

What are some of the extracurrciulars I should have on my resume for competitive schools and medical schools?

I'm kind of confused on which extracurriculars to join that will make my resume look good for competitive schools and medical schools in general. Are there any specific must-haves I should have like NHS? What are some of the extra ones that will also look good? #extracurriculars...

#student-clubs #resume-writing #resume-building

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Active Apr 05 '18 at 02:19 PM

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Posted by Hanan M.’s Avatar Hanan M.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed Hi Hanan: This is a complicated question because there are many ...

How to write cover letter?

I am planning to apply for a summer intern in Non-governmental organisation(NGO). However, they usually would not post recruitment notice. So how should I start in the opening of the cover letter? #ngos #cover-letters ##job-offer #human-resources #summer-internship #summer-jobs...

#resume-writing #resume-building #resume

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Active Apr 07 '18 at 08:34 PM

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Posted by Lok Yin C.’s Avatar Lok Yin C.
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Aaron Hyde | Bid Manager Hi.I would suggest opening with an introduction into who you are. ...

What level of involvement do employers look for on resumes?

I am involved with a club that I will be taking a leadership role after my first year of involvement, but I feel like I need to be joining more clubs. How many different things should I be involved with to get hired?...

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Active Sep 17 '18 at 01:12 AM

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Posted by Hannah C.’s Avatar Hannah C.
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Amanda Aguilar-Oliver | Career and Alumni Program Associate at The Posse ... Hannah, congratulations on the new role! Fortunately, there is plenty that ...

What are some key positions or skills that would look good on a resume for business development/marketing internships?

I was wondering if things like language certificates, volunteer positions at smaller companies/charity organizations would look good, or anything else, for positions in business development or marketing/PR. Marketing would include brand consulting, communications/PR, consulting, etc....

#resumebuilding #marketing #public-relations #brandconsulting #branding #resume-writing #internships

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Active Aug 15 '18 at 02:39 AM

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Posted by Tanya M.’s Avatar Tanya M.
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Chantel Batton-Utley | Aspiring Global Career Coach Although I am not in business development or marketing, any time ...

Certifications For Business?

I'm asking about certificates because I'm interested in working in the non profit field, and I know that in any field of business, certificates to go along with degrees look good on a resume. #women-in-business #business #certification...

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Active Sep 17 '18 at 02:55 PM

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Posted by Yabrina C.’s Avatar Yabrina C.
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Victoria German | Sr. Mgr. Ntwrk Security & HSO Member Hi Yabrina,This is such a great question and you are definitely ...

What is a small thing that would make someone stand out to a potential employer?

I know that employers like to see people with lots of experience and plenty to fill their resume, but what is something that they would look for that most people wouldn't think of? #jobs #job-search #resume...

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Kate Wallace’s Avatar Adrienne Lee, MBA, PHR’s Avatar Adelaide Ayukegba’s Avatar
Active Jan 02 at 12:11 AM

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Posted by Avery C.’s Avatar Avery C.
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Kate Wallace | Manager of Corporate and Foundation Giving If you've researched the employer and are able to speak to ...

What past jobs should you show on a resume?

#resume-writing I am applying for a pharmacy position and I was wondering if I should include all job experiences such as a fast-food position in high school or only those that relate to the job I'm applying for in my resume. #pharmaceuticals...

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Active Mar 07 '18 at 03:13 PM

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Posted by Laurel T.’s Avatar Laurel T.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Laurel,Is the position Pharmacy Aide, Pharmacy Tech, or Pharmacist? How much ...

What makes a good job candidate?

As someone going into the work field and a little brother who's going to as well I want to know the basic requirements for a good job candidate so that I might be able to help him and myself. #job-search-strategies #career-counseling #career #job-search #resume-writing...

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Active Jul 11 '18 at 03:49 AM

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Posted by Madison P.’s Avatar Madison P.
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Cindy R. Jones, CCSP | Human Resources Professional and Career Coach Hi Madison, Great question! By asking this question you have already ...

What should you include in your resume if you're a student with little experience/ skills?

Looking to develop a resume that is effective and stands out, but I'm a high school student without much experience or skills. Are there any things you can include that someone reviewing your resume would find useful to know? Does the fact that I volunteer as a teacher assistant or that I'm...

#interview-preparation #evaluating-resumes #resume #interviews #interviewing #experience #writing #resume-writing #interviewing-skills #resumes #interview

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Active Nov 26 '18 at 03:26 AM

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Posted by Mireia R.’s Avatar Mireia R.
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Poonam Kherde | Executive at CRB Tech Solutions Pvt. Ltd. You should follow these guideline for making your resume: 1. STICK ...

How do you write an outstanding, effective cover letter?

Applying for an internship and was asked to submit a cover letter. What is it and how can you write an effective one? Would really appreciate some examples or guidance. #job #job-search #resume #resume-writing #cover-letters #evaluating-resumes #skills #job-skills #interviewing-skills #career...

#upcomingintern #applying #internship #applicant #intern #career-planning #career-path #apply #internships

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Duncan Muguku’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Katy Maclean’s Avatar Chantel Batton-Utley’s Avatar
Active Jun 07 '18 at 02:59 AM

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Posted by Mireia R.’s Avatar Mireia R.
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Duncan Muguku | Founder, ThriveYard.com | Author: Starting Strong, Finishing Strong ... A cover letter is a letter that is submitted together with ...

what should i put on my resume as a first time job seeker?

I'm starting to look for jobs, but I don't know what employers want to see from me, given I have not held a career before. #jobs #resume...

#resume-writing

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Duncan Muguku’s Avatar Kate Wallace’s Avatar
Active Feb 25 '18 at 08:46 PM

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Posted by Annalisa G.’s Avatar Annalisa G.
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Duncan Muguku | Founder, ThriveYard.com | Author: Starting Strong, Finishing Strong ... A resume helps you to get an interview and showcases your ...

Does having experience outside of your preferred career field do anything to you?

I do not have a lot of experience (job or otherwise) in the field that I am currently pursuing, however I do have experience in areas such as working in a museum, teaching and working in the arts (glass blowing, painting, sewing..). Is there anyway to incorporate those skills in the...

#environmental-science #museums #art #resume-writing #experience

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Deborah Frangquist’s Avatar Courtney Brown BSN,RN’s Avatar Playwright & Author Leslie Green’s Avatar Sven-Oliver Krauss’s Avatar
Active Jul 08 '18 at 05:53 PM

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Posted by Ashley H.’s Avatar Ashley H.
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Deborah Frangquist | Career Consulting, Changework, Executive Coaching As others have said, you can definitely describe your experience in ...
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Kim Gravell | Principal at Gravell Insights, LLC You have been given some excellent advice already. My only additional ...

Is there a cut-off for relevant information on resumes on Linked In, or should you include everything?

**For everyone who doesn’t have a LinkedIn and is reading this, I’d advise you to make one right now! It helps a lot, and even just making one and adding new things to it helps so much! LinkedIn is getting increasingly more popular with both employers and job-seekers. My university highly...

#professional-training #resume #career #linkedin #writing #resume-writing #job-application #professional-development

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Active Aug 17 '17 at 07:56 PM

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Posted by Brenda S.’s Avatar Brenda S.
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Gabe Cohen | Software Development Engineer at Workday Hi Brenda, Great question! I wondered the same thing when I ...

In terms of building a resume, what are effective ways to keep it concise?

I heard about the "six second rule" but it's difficult to shorten my resume without feeling like I'm leaving out vital information. #job-search #resume #interviews #resume-writing...

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Wanita J.’s Avatar Wanita J.
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Carol Walker | System Admin | Tech Support | Keeping technology ... I just attended a resume writing course, the best advice I ...

If I were to add CareerVillage to my resume under volunteer work, what would I say?

Is it acceptable to add CareerVillage to my resume? If so, how exactly would I describe the job? #resume #resume-writing...

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Ben Landis’s Avatar Anne Strickland, CCP’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Kristen K.’s Avatar Kristen K.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed If you work for Career Village in a certain capacity, definitely ...

How to write education in resume?

If i attend summer school or training in college, should i write it? I am second-year undergraduate. #resume-writing...

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Lisa Campana, BSN, RN, CCRN’s Avatar Erin Ford’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar
Active Sep 13 '17 at 04:21 PM

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Lisa Campana, BSN, RN, CCRN | Critical Care Transport Nurse If the training or education is directly related to your major, ...

How many years does my information in resume?

I am not clear how to write my CV....

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar Lisa Campana, BSN, RN, CCRN’s Avatar
Active Sep 14 '17 at 08:05 PM

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Posted by Ena W.’s Avatar Ena W.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed It is best if you to use the 10 year suggestion. ...

Do employers like reading Functional or Chronological resumes more?

Does the type of resume you have work better for different industries? I have a functional resume that I use in the financial services industry and a chronological resume that I use for non-profits is my method fine? #jobs #financial-services #resume-writing #nonprofits...

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Kieran Brown’s Avatar Jessica Montgomery’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar Ken Simmons’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Mounia M.’s Avatar Mounia M.
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Kieran Brown | Customer Experience Consultant Hi! You are right - different industries would likely look for ...

When applying for entry level jobs while still in college/ recent graduate, do employers care about GPA?

I work really hard and have a 4.0 GPA in college as a full time student, some kids that I talk to say that GPA doesn't matter in the real world. I am asking a professional, does a high GPA show for an excellent work ethic and intelligence? #management #resume #interviews #college-jobs #hiring...

#first-job #employment #resume-writing #job-application

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Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:50 PM

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Posted by Bridget S.’s Avatar Bridget S.
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Alysa Hunton | Advisor, Catchafire Hi, Bridget, I have to say that "some of the kids" ...

What type of businesses offer programs to teach customer service, project management, or team-work?

I am planning to go into system administrations and wonder what types of programs I will have to attend to obtain the job and/or put on my resume. #project-management #resume-writing #customer-service #team-leadership #system-administration...

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Carl Manson Jr., PMP’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Patrick Dwane’s Avatar Sara Fox’s Avatar +2
Active Oct 04 '17 at 01:17 PM

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Posted by Brandon H.’s Avatar Brandon H.
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Carl Manson Jr., PMP | Principal Engineer Hi Brandon. Great question! So you want to know about organizations ...

How should I prepare myself for a first job? How do I organize my resume, if I'm a minor, preparing to apply for my first job?

As of a month ago, I officially turned 16, which has given me a broader base of jobs to go after and apply for. I'd like to start applying for jobs, and hopefully, work a steady job before I turn 17, so I can develop my resume history and work-place skills. But all the jobs near me require...

#beginner #teenagers #recruitment #resume-writing #job-application #personal-development #job-search

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Jyoti Rao, MS’s Avatar Poonam Kherde’s Avatar
Active Feb 23 '18 at 10:09 AM

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Posted by Adriana L.’s Avatar Adriana L.
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Jyoti Rao, MS | Career Services Specialist Happy belated birthday and congratulations on coming to this milestone year ...

What aspects on a college's resume can stand out to employers for internships?

Currently a freshman in college, I am wondering what activities I should be pursuing to appeal more to employers for internships recruitment. Are there some activities that are more heavily weighed than others? #resume #college-jobs #job-coaching #recruiting #resume-writing #college-recruiting...

#talent-recruiting

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Genevieve Cawthorn’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar Karen Kitchel’s Avatar
Active Jul 10 '18 at 02:20 PM

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Posted by Esther C.’s Avatar Esther C.
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Genevieve Cawthorn | Transactional Attorney with Experience in Tech This really depends on the type of career you'd like to ...

In building my resume, what characteristics are most important?

Just want to know if I should be focusing on research, internships, volunteer opportunities or certifications? #career #career-counseling #career-choice #resume #recruiting #resume-writing #recruitment...

#job-application

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Carole Curtis’s Avatar Molly Cabalo’s Avatar Wayne White’s Avatar Rahul B’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:58 PM

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Posted by James S.’s Avatar James S.
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Carole Curtis | Career Couselor/ Certified Career Coachself employed In building a good resume you must do several things to ...

Do resumes need to be one page?

Hi, I'm attempting to become an "officer" in a club at my college and they want to see a resume. My boyfriend is a part of this club and he told me that my resume needs to be one page, that jobs only want to see one page anyways. Is this true? The job application my father helped me make it...

#evaluating-resumes #job-application #resume-writing #resume #resumes

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Active Jun 13 '18 at 07:07 AM

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Posted by Katelyn Y.’s Avatar Katelyn Y.
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Jay Lin | Current IRB Professional, Former High School English Teacher When it comes to resumes, the rule of thumb is do ...

What's a good typing speed?

I took an online words per minute typing test a few times, and got between 85 and 90 each time. Is this a good speed? Is this something I can put on my resume? #career-counseling #resume #resume-writing...

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asif Khan’s Avatar Carole Curtis’s Avatar Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Marjorie A. Goode’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Anina H.’s Avatar Anina H.
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asif Khan | client technical support specilist What qualifies as a good typing speed depends on the population ...

Can I include some high school experiences on my resume in college?

I just finished my first semester and am currently looking for a job. Since I don't really have much experiences in college yet, is it alright that I add some of my high school experiences, awards, etc. to this resume? #jobs #resume #college-jobs...

#resume-writing

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Active Sep 17 '18 at 09:07 PM

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Posted by Kemi L.’s Avatar Kemi L.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Kemi, Begin your resume by listing your education. Include your ...

How do I create a resume for college or applying for a job?

Creating a résumé for college or applying for a job is important and everyone should know how to create one. One must need to know what information to put and not to put. #resume #resume-writing...

#evaluating-resumes

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Erin Ford’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:49 PM

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Posted by Stephen L.’s Avatar Stephen L.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Stephen, As a first-time resume writer, I recommend you start with ...

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