A few years ago my cousin, who was graduating from college asked for my help with his resume. He had done some internships but felt his experience was thin, and the job market for new grads was still quite competitive then. I suggested that he look at the skills he developed leading and motivating his high school and college soccer teams, and bring those skills forward on his resume. It's important to not just show what you learn from a job... see more
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I would like to revise my current resume to include most if not all nine temporary positions held from 2 months to 21 months. Should I not mention my 2 mos. 2x of loading delivery trucks, because that is not my forte? Ever since 2015 lay off of a decade of working for same employer in administrative, office assistant and customer service, then and thereafter, most of the temporary positions were interesting and gainful experience. I... see more
Recently while talking with a #TalentRecruiter on the phone she mentioned #FunctionalResume to me and I was a little dumbfounded. I had never heard of it. She said most people prefer the traditional resume but for her the functional allowed the applicant the opportunity to showcase what they could do and had done in the past.
My question is which do you prefer? Which one has worked for you so far? Also how much is too much on a resume? How far... see more
American resumes are different from resumes/CVs in other countries. If you’ve never had to write a resume for an American employer, this webinar will introduce you to some of the basics.
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I am eager to work but am intimidated by my resume (or lack there of). My advice is to rely more on your presence and personality and try not to sweat the small stuff. Be yourself!
Hello Community, I wanted to touch on a question I receive frequently, which is
what's wrong with my resume? This post is for those who submit a decent amount of applications DAILY and get no response or those who know their resume is being looked at however they get very few calls.
In my current role I work closely with the recruiting department and have conducted countless interviews this year. I've also looked at a large number of resumes... see more
I need help making a resume?
Anyone know of any good, truly free resume sites that allow you to both save and print your resume? Please post them in this thread for others to see and share.
Here are some cool resume tips I thought I would pass along to aid in landing you ideal position. Employers read hundreds and even thousands of resumes per week, help your resume stand out from the rest!
I have been a stay at home mother and wife. I haven't worked in 10 yrs. Now I find myself at the beginning of a divorce and need to find a job. I have 2 school age children and need to be home for them when they get out of school. I would love a job that you can do from home. I need help! I have no resume. If they could just look at all the things I've done for my family I would be qualified for a good job. Alas they dont do that so I'm stuck... see more