Signal Lynn Russo

Hello, I worked for a company in two different locations. My resume for my age is thin I was on disability for many years. Not being able to afford living on disability it’s important that I use that company on my resume.’old location was only a year and new only 8 months still I am proudness I was able to hold on to a job at all. As luck would have it I moved to a new area where nepotism is in full swing and the rumor mill is small town USA. My new my boss wanted me out for some reason she blew through help like crazy so I made sure to walk on eggshells shells. None the less they concocted a story and had a customer (‘friend of a friend) start in to see if l would react, this way they had an excuse to fire me This company makes decisions out of state the home office. They were not there it was a total lie and set up. I applied for unemployment and was denied. After a trial and appeal I won. It’s really not about the money it helps but I have to work f/t as much as it is the company ruining my. Reputation and preventing me from other jobs in this area where transportation is minimal. Already 3 jobs I didn’t get because of them. #1 I put them on my resume different locations and managers. I never had. Write up at any job. #2 when asked on resume is there anyone you don’t want us to call and why or in any interview what should I say ? They always say don’t say negative things about last job should I just say lack of communication. I was let go but won the hearing? I don’t want to come off as trouble. I also worked extra hard there and think I deserve a decent or honest review. Or just that I worked there. Any thoughts on how to handle? Thanks in advance.

over 2 years ago
Derek Bond

As tough as it is; I definitely wouldn't put references that you know won’t speak highly of you. I’d see if there is maybe a coworker who can vouch for you from those employers, sometimes references don’t have to be from management.

Steven Ransom

Signal Lynn Russo, this question; #2 when asked on resume is there anyone you don’t want us to call and why or in any interview what should I say ? A quoting from your statement/question. This question has never been asked on a Resume. It seems 'to me' that you are confusing the resume with a job application (based on an interview question.)

Resume structures traditionally begin with one or two lines that detail an applicant’s career goals and highlight the industry in which he or she seeks employment. This is generally followed by a candidate’s job history, beginning with his or her current or most recent position, followed by a chronological list of previously held positions, with the older jobs placed toward the bottom of the page.

[Important: Because employers reading your resume may have a short attention span or may have stacks of resumes to read through, it's vital to make sure the first third of the page is as clean and attention-grabbing as possible.]

Recruiters examine job histories for significant employment gaps or patterns of briefly-held positions that might flag an applicant's inability to sustain employment over the long haul. Some human resources professionals recommend eliminating the oldest positions, to make room to highlight newer positions that emphasize more relevant skills. This is particularly true for a high-tech company seeking to assemble cutting edge, technology-forward teams. In fact, less relevant legacy skills may even detract from a resume, by subconsciously implying a candidate’s obsolescence. In other words, the most powerful resumes underline how an applicant can thrive in a specific role.

Common Job Interview Questions & Answers

  • Tell me about yourself.
  • Why are you applying for this position?
  • Why do you want to work here?
  • What motivates you?
  • Why are you a good fit for this position?
  • Why are you the best person for this job?
  • What are your weaknesses?
  • What interests you about this position?
  • Tell me about how you dealt with a tough challenge.

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