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Jordan Whitmer

Senior Manager, Enterprise Sales Development at PagerDuty
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San Francisco, CA
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Vivian L.’s Avatar
Vivian L. May 07, 2016 555 views

Clubs and Their Significances

I realize employers often look for people that are motivated and committed and check it through their involvements in school. Due to this, I've been wondering on whether I should join clubs or not since I do very little extracurricular activities. Is it necessary or just nice resume padding?...

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Anina H. May 10, 2016 1287 views

Is it ever appropriate to ask your interviewer why you were rejected for a job, so that you can improve next time?

Hi! My name is Anina and I'm a high school senior interning at CareerVillage. I've always wondered if this was ok, because when I get rejected from places, I don't know how to improve next time. human-resources resume...

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Courtney B. May 10, 2016 1831 views

Do companies care about extracurricular activities job candidates participated in in college?

I was just wondering how important college extracurricular activities are when companies are hiring. Some students only have time to participate in one or two activities, if even that many, but some participate in multiple activities. college resume hiring extracurriculars job-interview...

student-activities

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Arshad A. May 14, 2016 1041 views

Do you update your resume over time? If yes how often do you do?

Updating you resume would mean adding additional achievements or swapping with better achievements you have made throughout your college years. From what I know only few people update their resumes often. college career...

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Kathleen A. May 17, 2016 1054 views

How important is your GPA when applying for jobs?

Do employers who have a lot of applicants narrow down their search by looking at GPA? job-search resume gpa job-applications...

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Alexis T. May 20, 2016 644 views

How important is study abroad for a resume?

I am thinking about studying abroad but will it make a difference on a resume?...

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Abi R. May 22, 2016 1044 views

What is the difference between hard and soft skills on a resume?

One resume asked me for hard skills and soft skills, and I want to know the difference. resume interviews...

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Sabine D. May 23, 2016 793 views

Should I have a LinkedIn account to start the job search process?

Is this beneficial to the 20 and under age range? What types of experiences should I add? Any other tips? resume linkedin...

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Shakuan F. Jun 04, 2016 689 views

When is it time to take high school achievements off your resume?

I accomplished many things in high school, but I know there is a point where future employers, colleges, etc only care for one's endeavors in college. When would one say that it's time to put "childish" things away? college resume high-school...

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Jerry L. Jun 20, 2016 735 views

How important is it to include the "Objective" line in your resume?

I'm a college student with two majors, neither of which directly links up to an industry or career. With this being the case, I don't want to bind myself to anything too technical or particular. Instead, I'm looking for professional experience/internships in general. How vital is it to include...

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Tyler M. Feb 26, 2017 1413 views

What is the most important soft skill for someone pursuing a career in sales managing?

My name is Tyler, I am in 12th grade at Pioneer Valley Regional School in Western Massachusetts. In my money managing class we are doing a unit to help widen our range of possible careers to pursue in college. As a result of my research and career quizzes, a potential career that came up for me...

sales-management business-management personal-development sales

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Madison B. Jan 16, 2018 1004 views

Are sports an asset on a resume?

I'm a college student dedicated to academics and building a career, but I love sports. Would joining a club sport be worth my time, or should I get involved in a pre-professional group instead? I'm not sure that I would have time for both. sports...

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Benjamin C. May 05, 2018 395 views

Are there any resume items which would make my college application really stand out?

I am active in community service, extracurricular and leadership activities, as well as clubs, sports, and band. Are there any other things I could do to improve my visibility when applying for college? college-admissions university-applications...

resume-building

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Tee A. Jun 06, 2018 529 views

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...

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