What do you recommend for people who do not have a high school diploma but are currently enrolled in an adult basic education program working toward their high school equivalency? Should they omit the education section on the resume completely or include it and list the ABE program they are in now?
Congratulations on your progress to complete your high school studies. You should be proud of your commitment! Remember to always be 100% honest on your resume and include the necessary details the company…View all answers »
How can I build my resume based around a particular job description? I know you're supposed to tailor your resume to each position, so how do I do that?
Hello! That is a great question! It is important to tailor your resume to match the position you are applying to for a few reasons. The first reason being that it shows you are serious about the job you are…View all answers »
What type of personal information should I include on my resume?
Great questions! When is comes to personal information, one should not overwhelm their resume and just keep it simple and straight to the point. The routine route one goes with is Full Name, Address, City,…View all answers »
When should I include/exclude my GPA on my resume? How about class rank?
Good question! When one is creating or updating their resume and deciding whether or not to include their GPA and/ or class rank, one should review the job or internship description. Within the description,…View all answers »
A number of the companies I have applied to have a notice somewhere during online application process that says even if I’m not accepted, they will keep my resume on file and consider me for future positions. Is there some advantage to being in a company’s system already (even if the application was for a different position), rather than just being a new applicant? Or am I just being brushed off in corporate speak (i.e. “don’t call us, we’ll call you”)?
It is common practice for companies to keep a database of resumes from candidates that have applied to open positions. I think it is going to depend on the company and the recruiter but I don't think this is…View all answers »
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