Questions relating to resumes and curriculum vitae (CV).

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Applying to graduate school need resume not CV have 20 years of revalent experience, need good examples of resume [on hold]

I am a educator that has been out of the classroom for 8 years due to health reasons. I have an undergrad degree in both Elementary Education and Generic Special Education. I already have one Master ...
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Online publications in CVs

Do you think it's a good idea to put online publications on your CV? I am talking about articles published on sites like DZone.com and the alike. If it is a good idea, how, in what form should I ...
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Is it acceptable not to include nationality and the date of birth into CV?

I have recently received some criticism that my CV does not include the date of birth and nationality, and I that should add this information in further applications. From the other side, I am not ...
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online education and applying for new job [on hold]

Right now I have two completed diplomas in my field: a 2 year diploma, and a 3 years advanced diploma. I'm also taking online courses to complete a Bachelor of Computer Science. It will take another ...
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What should I do to improve my career? [on hold]

I'm Php web developer, I have 3+ years experienced in Web development. I wanted to know how can i explain about my skills to an employer, Usually I become very upset whenever i ask to my friend ...
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How to Show Certifications in Your Resume that is Partially Fulfilled

I am IT auditor and will be soon taking my certification exam - CISA from ISACA. Certification requirements call for passing a rigorous exam as well as a certain number of years of related job ...
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What counts as projects on my resume? [on hold]

I am a senior CS student trying to build my resume. Right now I only have one-semester work experience on campus that was related to CS. Unfortunately, I could not get an internship. Many companies I ...
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Should I include a field specific job that I was released from at the end of the probationary period?

I was just released from a major job in my field at the end of the probation period because of apparent performance issues (I was not made aware of them during my employment). It was my first full ...
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Which personal information should I publish on my website as a resume?

I am planning to develop my own website as part of a (public) resume. I am not sure about the information that I should share on this public space. I guess I'll include the same information which I ...
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Added bullet point of international experience to resume

Good afternoon, Working on my resume and I have recently flew to the middle east to work alongside the customer providing technical training. I want to include this in a bullet point in my resume ...
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What specific non-techincal skills does the science university and grad school prepare you for? [closed]

Just graduated with an MS Geoscience and so virtually all my work and projects were focused on soil identification, reservoir modelling, well and water testing etc. I have used a myriad of Geological ...
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Would it be inappropriate to list only 1 semester on a resume even though I attended 3 semesters?

Recently I was asked for my resume. I went to a 4 year university for computer science. The first semester I did OK (3.11 GPA), however the next two semesters I dropped several classes and didn't ...
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About remote jobs in Stackoverflow [closed]

There are many remote jobs listed in SO, I was wondering how does it work? For example, I'm in Japan, and applied for a job tagged remote in US. And luckily I passed the interview, so, what's next? ...
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What to write on a background check

I'm wondering what is the proper approach for the following situation: I'm technically a contract employee at a large company. On my resume I did not mention I was a contractor and put my title and ...
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I received a CV from an agency but received it direct from the person first - where do I stand?

I have received a CV from someone asking for employment and then received it from an agency about 1.5hrs later. I understand that the agency spoke to the individual and he then found our company and ...
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How to mention “waiting for results” on CV? [duplicate]

I am a software developer and studied Software Engineering in a BS program. It is now 5 months that I have taken the final/8th semester exams but results have only been announced for 7 semesters yet. ...
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How to introduce myself in 10 minutes?

I am invited to an interview and was asked to prepare an introduction of myself and my proficiency, i.e. explain briefly my CV and an example project I am currently working at. I was given a time ...
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Is it ethical/professional that I associate acquired skills with my employment history in resume?

I am now updating my creative resume for my job prospects. I wanted to highlight my work experience and my skills, but normally, I would have to choose either skills or work experience to show on the ...
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Rewriting resume so it falls under federal government standards? [closed]

I recently saw an IT job announcement for the US Federal government and I'm confident that I have the necessary experience/background to successfully apply for it. Unfortunately, my 2-page resume was ...
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Can I round my GPA on my Resume

I have a Masters GPA of "3.499" and many jobs in my field have a requirement of a GPA of "3.5". The online job application portals are just filtering out my resume due to this 0.001 difference. I just ...
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Feeling stuck after relocating. Considering changing “specs” [closed]

I got my Bsc in CS from Polytechnic Univ. of Bucharest in 2014. I moved to London in February, this year. I have been struggling to get a job since. My experience with C++ consists of an year and in ...
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should i mention percentage of marks in resume for applying for job [closed]

I have previous experience in a different field and now i have to apply for software fresher job..should i mention my previous experience in my resume? Should i mention the percentage of marks in ...
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Order of the CV

I have a CV including the topics (among others) 'Academia' and 'Work Experience', which is a standard approach. This order makes perfect sense, if you finish school/university and start on your first ...
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Cumulative jobs in resume

I am new to the north-American job market (I am an immigrant) and I am struggling to prepare my resume and everything else. My biggest question at the moment is how to present the information that ...
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How do I list a single contracting job for multiple companies on my resume?

I'm currently working for multiple companies. My work site is at one company(let's call it Company A). I will be working at A for the duration of my employment. This company is contracting another ...
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Job Application Confusion.. Help!

I applied for a job and did not hear from the place for 2 weeks. Finally the recruitment agency (not the company itself) contacts me about the app saying "sorry, that position was filled, but we have ...
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A software engineer and an accountant [closed]

I currently work as a senior software engineer. During my spare time I have learned financial accounting and have managed to get myself certified as an accountant. My question is, will there be any ...
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Putting development from ready-made templates into resume

I am an immigrant software developer in Canada and I have just started to look for jobs. Things are very, very different from back home and one of the many questions popping in my head is: I have ...
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Told everyone I graduated but turns out I didn't [closed]

I am finishing my bachelor degree. I finished my exams, applied to graduate and started applying to full time jobs in my field. I had a couple of interviews and have a couple more lined up. Today, I ...
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Returning to work after long term disability

Here is my situation I have been out of work for nearly 12 years (currently on Social Security Disability Benefits). My previous job title was Senior System Analyst for a major company (I got disabled ...
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What are the most efficient ways of proving my suitability without a proper degree? [closed]

Currently I'm a university student, but I'm having troubles with it, and actually some reservations as well. I'd rather just start working - the problem is that I can only seriously consider a ...
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Adding several target jobs to my CV [closed]

I've been working for several years as a Web Developer and Infographic Design. Sometimes, as Content Editor. Is it a good idea to add these three jobs in the "Target Jobs" fields of my CV?
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Is a low rank university on resume a deal breaker?

Up until now I've applied to some 20-30 Software development jobs. Some of my friends also applied to the same positions and few of them got the job. The thing is, I have the longest experience among ...
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How do I describe a role where I study different software solutions in my CV?

As an intern, my current role is to study different stream processing frameworks, in order to integrate them later (by me) into a platform created by the company. By studying a framework, I mean ...
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Client Name vs Client's Each Applications in Resume

Currently I handle multiple different applications on a client. Is it better to write down the client name only or list down each applications that handled by me (currently 3) in my resume?
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Would a hack for a competitive video game look good on a resume, or would it call into question my ethics?

I'm considering developing a hack for a competitive multiplayer game and putting it on my resume. Is this a good idea, or would it cause too many questions? Could I avoid this by not distributing or ...
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How to include Competition Results on Resume

I just had a question as to how best to integrate competition winnings into a resume. I recently attended the AIAA Design Build Fly competition while also working on the SAE Aerodesign East ...
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Adding research assistanship leading to book to CV

I was research assistant of a Professor for two years. During that time, I helped him with the production of a book. This involved bibliographic research, dataset construction, graphs and table ...
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Is the CEFR (language scale) well-known enough to include on a résumé or CV? [closed]

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) is a guideline used in European countries and more so worldwide to estimate the general abilities of a language speaker. Is it well ...
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Listing everything as technical skills

I really can't find a place to research this, and I'd like some professional input. How commonly do you see such organization on a CV: Technical Skills: Java, JavaScript, .Net, XML, J2EE, HTML, ...
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Do the HR think I'm stupid because I'm too old for an internship? [closed]

I'm 26 years old, wanting a CS internship, the reason I'm this old, is because I'm disabled, so I didn't start school at a young and didn't take full credits at university. But I don't meantion these ...
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Port of a util class as project on resume [duplicate]

Greeting everyone, I am actually a college student and I recently started to rewrite in C++ the Java Scanner utility class and wanted to know if it will be worth it as I initially planned to put it on ...
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How to make sure not to mention confidential information in your cv [closed]

When mentioning a job position in industry on your cv, how much information can you give about the job content? First example: [Job title] at [Company]: performing mechanical simulations This ...
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What should I do to make myself marketable for an entry-level position? (Information in text) [closed]

I am a recent college graduate with a BFA (Bachelor's of Fine Arts) in Creative Writing, and I am looking to find a job in the education or editorial industry. I have been applying like crazy, even ...
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What do you call someone who worked in IT? [closed]

I'm arranging my resume so skills that belong together fall under the same heading. For example Development created easy to navigate websites using jQuery UI carefully wrote test cases ...
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Can images for sites like GitHub and LinkedIn be included in resume? [closed]

I know in resumes some people include the company logo beside each job they've had, and I'm' personally not a fan of that. However I'm thinking of including a link to my github or linkedin profile on ...
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How to conduct an efficient group resume review session [closed]

I'm a manager of a team looking to hire a new member. The way we review resumes historically involves emailing them around, gathering comments, and telling the HR guy what to do. Since it's email, ...
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How to Represent My Company on my Resume?

For 10 years I ran a small SEO company (ABC SEO). I had roughly 100 clients in those 10 years (not all at once). Each client was different ranging from Lawyers, accountants, crafts, plumbers, ...
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How do I list a special project on my resume?

I'm hoping to get a job in management. Currently my only management experience is leading a special project at my current company. This project was a part time thing. I had about fifteen people ...
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Delete simple projects from github before applying for a position?

Currently I have some very simple programs on my github(Think almost hello world simple). This question Should I include my Github page on my resume? got me thinking, should I take down simple ...