Linked Questions

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Should I include specialization or focus courses during my studies in my CV? [duplicate]

I am a student of mathematics with an interest in computer science/numerical analysis. Should I specify in my resume the courses in which I emphasized and focused the most during my studies? (The ...
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What to include in a graduate's resume with zero employment history? [duplicate]

I need advice in my situation. I have graduated in 2012. Up to now I have zero employment history, but I wrote a set of meaningful programs. This is not to demonstrate what I wrote, but to help you ...
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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 improve resume without job experience? [duplicate]

Recently I finished my degree in statistics at a renowned university in my country. However, I'm having some difficulty getting a first job due to lack of experience. Now I'm doing some online ...
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What do employers expect from new graduates?

What does an employer expect from a new graduate who has just finished University and has no prior experience at all (neither as a summer intern nor as anything else)? I'm a college student, majoring ...
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Are side projects acceptable “work experience” for an entry level worker?

Are side-projects good to list in lieu of work experience? I have a few on my resume, because I haven't had a job yet, and I want to demonstrate my ability. But some of the recruiters that I have ...
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Lies in job application of colleague/fellow student

I am a student at a US university in a Masters program. We have a industry project I am working on with another student, and I was also involved in this student in other projects. This student shows ...
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How should I show relevant volunteer work on a resume?

How should relevant volunteer work be shown on a resume? Should I list these activities in the "Professional Experience" of my resume? Should I have a separate section? A couple examples may ...
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How can I list my achievements in my resume if I don't have any

I used a free resume review service and was kind of disappointed from their review. The person who reviewed it kept mentioning that the way I worded my resume make me look like a "Doer" but not an "...
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How do I mention my spare time projects in resume?

What kind of heading/representation be good for mentioning my spare time projects. These projects I posted on github as mentioning "Spare time projects" heading sounds awkward to me although I googled ...
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Why is it so hard to find a job as a junior android developer? [closed]

Currently I am studing the Android Developer Nanodegree by Udacity. It is the best online course out there as it teaches you things you won't find on tutorials or books. So far I completed Popular ...
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Tips for a CV with zero qualifications and experience?

I'm looking over a CV for a friend; this young person unfortunately has zero formal qualifications following an unorthodox school career due to former health problems; this person also has no work ...
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Straight A's but no experience [duplicate]

I left school with 13 A's and above in GCSE's but since then it has been 2 years, I dropped out of college/sixth form with no qualifications and I have yet to have any experience in looking for jobs. ...
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Does a profile or summary section make sense for a recent graduate?

As a recent graduate, the most common is that you don't have experience in the field of study beyond an internship, so I'm wondering whether is it really necessary to add a profile or summary section ...
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Including college projects on resume?

New undergrad graduate and with not a lot of experience in the IT field. Most of the jobs I held were mostly customer service, technician, marketing jobs and I am not getting responses from my ...