Linked Questions

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As a student, how should programming language familiarity be described on a CV/Resume [duplicate]

I am second year Computer Science student and I was going to apply at Microsoft as a Microsoft Student Partner. I am required to create a CV/Resume. Technically I don't have any work experience at ...
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3answers
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How do I categorize my skillset in resume? [duplicate]

I am preparing a resume for my job search. I have the following set of skills to list: PHP, HTML, CSS, jQuery, CakePHP, CMS(Drupal), MySQL, Google API, Flickr API, OAuth I do not find stacking ...
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In a CV, Should I write exact programming languages name (Python, Java, C, …) or regroup them as categories (object oriented, procedural, …)? [duplicate]

I am doing my last year in high school and next year, I'll need to get my first job while doing my studies. I learned some languages by myself. In my CV, should I write "Python", "Java", "C", etc... ...
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3answers
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What is the best way of listing technical skills in a resume [duplicate]

So far, I've been listing the skills mentioning technologies related to the field: Networking: subnetting, DHCP, DNS, IPv4, DLP, IDS/IPS, NAC. Programming: C++, Java, Python, Perl. However, recently,...
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What one term should I use to describe having “HTML + CSS + Javascript + etc.” skills? [duplicate]

Many job listings for web developers that I've seen describe ideal candidates who know a variety of technologies, with specifics which vary from shop to shop, but of course they all have one subset in ...
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2answers
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Categorizing programming language familiarity on a CV/Resume? [duplicate]

I have this problem as a student where I know I'm not an expert in any language yet but I want to show I'm competent with some. I tried this categorization but I'm not sure it's the best approach to ...
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How to describe web application design experience [duplicate]

How should I elaborate about my experience in web application design on my resume? I'm having a hard time deciding what would be adequate. Are we talking about UI, classes, specific components? ...
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How should I organize skills in my resume? [duplicate]

I have the following Skills: HTML - CSS - Bootstrap - Javascript - JQuery Angular2+ Java - Spring MVC - Spring Boot - JEE MongoDB - SQL Databases REST - GraphQL PHP - Symfony C++ Git - Jenkins What's ...
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5answers
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Should I refer to my skills in terms of years of knowledge, years of experience, or proficiency?

I'm in the midst of writing my CV and I have come to the part where I am listing my skills and technologies used. One thing I am torn on is how to refer to my skills, from what I see there are four ...
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4answers
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When working with multiple programming languages at the same time, how do you measure experience with each technology?

I am currently working with four different technologies as a programmer: Java C++ PHP Python I am not working on only one technology at a time, as I may be assigned to a PHP project while being ...
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5answers
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How to compete with people who lie on their resumes or exaggerate their qualifications?

Some time ago I was hired for a .NET developer position. My (then) boss, after praising my abilities as a developer ("We didn't know you were this good"), confessed that she was about to throw my ...
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2answers
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As a student should I focus on only one primary skill or learn many?

I am a student and am unsure about whether to focus my studies to generate a broad background with many experiences/technologies or on a specific skillset. In one, I will have a deeper skillset with ...