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Accidentally sent a general-purpose resume to a niche company. How should I correct it?

After lay-offs in my current company I was forced to job search on the market. During the process, I found a company specializing in a niche technology that I did my BSc with. I also use this ...
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What should I say on my resume if I got promoted for dropping code quality to meet deadlines?

I was on a 12 month contract (I live in a country where this is not usual for new developers) until a couple weeks ago when management at my company gave me an offer and raise to become a permanent ...
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How to say “Take it or leave it”? [closed]

I am a freelancer and recently one of my clients was pinging me day and night about a particular project. He dug out EVERY little detail of the project and pinged me a lot of times whether I could ...
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Is it unprofessional to add a Stallman-like “you won't find me on Facebook” to my resume?

We hear nowadays that companies increasingly use social media e.g. Facebook, Twitter, etc. to check out job applicants. As someone who does not use any social network (exception: Stack Exchange :-)) ...
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How to include future position on resume?

I am currently a law student finishing my first year of law school. The summer internship recruiting process is so aggressive that it has created the following situation: I will be applying for my ...
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Resume - working alone

I am working alone on a software development project. I am employed for a year in an academic institution to complete this project. I am the only person working on this project. My tasks include ...
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How best to advertise “automation” skill to secure a less strenuous job?

Background: I've just completed my MTech in Artificial Intelligence in India from a good university. However, I'm recovering from very serious eye strain, which requires me to not use the computer for ...
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Would being moved from temporary to permanent based on the project owner's opinion be a beneficial thing to put on a resume?

I'm a software dev who was transitioned from a temporary employee on a 12 month term to a permanent employee (4 months into the job) a few months ago (I have held the job for 7 months). With COVID-19 ...
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Last employer started ghosting me during my job search

I worked for a few months at a company. My boss shut down his company but we all left on friendly terms and my boss assured me I could always use him as a reference and he even reached out to me ...
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What should my workplace title be based on what I do - It's currently Digital Marketing

I work for a dealership, I am not ready to leave any time soon (I am back in school for computer science, and they are very flexible with my school schedule) - However, I would like to know what ...
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Can a consult add to their CV that their name is on an academic thesis?

I was thinking about the following situation: A person works as a consultant in their own company. A customer for a consultant to finish their MSc or PhD thesis. The author writes on the thesis that ...
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I lied in my CV. What is the least horrible way to mitigate the issue? [duplicate]

I applied to a position and I lied on my CV. YES I know it is wrong. But this question is not about judging the morals of having lied but the other way around, i.e. how to fix what I have done ...
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How can I safely show in my resume my experience with pen testing tools

I work in the cybersecurity field as a security analyst. As a part of my work I have gained decent experience with white hat penetration testing tools such as Snort, Burp Suite, MetaSploit etc. I also ...
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Should I include a “temporary” job on my resume?

I took a job as a program control analyst as I needed to get out of my last job as a Systems Engineer, because the company was a mess. I took the first job I could get and I've been a PCA for 4 months ...
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How long should I work somewhere for putting them in my resume

I am fresh out of university and in 1 year, I have been working at two different companies. The last one is recent (3-4 months) and it does not seem like a good fit. Should I put that experience in my ...
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Is there any résumé disadvantage to regularly moving jobs instead of getting promoted?

I'm a software developer currently on my 5th job in 5 years. I have never been promoted internally, mostly because external employers make such offers faster than internal ones. I generally send out ...
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What is the line between salesmanship and dishonesty on a resume?

A friend of mine and I are writing our resumes for applying for summer internships after our first year. We don’t have a lot to put on them that consists of actual accomplishments. My friends view ...
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Where are the safest places to embellish a resume? I kinda slacked during college and now need to get a new grad job?

Basically, I’m the stereotypical soon to be grad with not a lot to put onto my resume. Everyone else has internships and awards and whatnot and I generally don’t have those things. A friend ...
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Does management experience hurt or “look bad” on an engineer's resume

If I've worked in engineering for 10 years, and accept a management role, does it hurt my resume/CV when applying as an engineer at other companies? My employer is giving me a choice between becoming ...
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Can I put a senior title on my CV if it was my job but not my official title?

In my last company I was hired as a web developer. The 2 titles used in the company were: developer senior developer There was nothing official in place for progression and being upgraded to the ...
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Which company name should appear on my resume?

I have worked for the same company for 13 years. The first 3 years, my employment was through our parent company. The last 10 years, I've worked for the subsidiary company but the subsidiary ...
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How to edit academic/research oriented CV (curriculum vitae) for industry roles

I have a CV I used to apply to academic/research roles. I listed everything related to research, teaching, courses, software, as well as professional experience. I am trying to see if there are any ...
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How can I say that I have a played a key role in a company's growth?

Basically I was an intern and the only employee at the company so I was the only front office staff. I was there to open and close the office when the boss couldn't, I would welcome and give ...
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Started working late in my life. How to make it not sound bad?

I'm from a country where its not unusual to have 'informal' jobs. We make money, don't pay taxes, its easy to get one. But later it comes back and bite us back. I'm 38 years old and applying for a ...
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How to handle a work period where client name and details are under NDA?

I am a private/personal chef located in the US. My previous employer had me sign a very specific NDA where I could not state location, details of diet, heath, salary...not even disclose WHOM I WAS ...
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How to assure employers that my short job experiences don’t mean I’m “shopping around"?

I'm a Software Engineer with 10 years of experience, the last 4 years I've held 4 positions in 4 different companies. The reasons are multiple: I left a great company for family reasons. (I needed ...
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What are easiest areas to get away with lying on your resume? [closed]

I’m a junior developer who’s contract is ending and I have been lazy in my job search. Now I need to get another job fast. However, I only have 6 months of experience and it took me 4 months to find ...
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How should I set the duration of my MS program after converting from PhD?

I started my PhD program in CSE in Fall'16. Due to my personal and family issues, my professor agreed to convert my PhD to MS and let me graduate as early as possible in Spring, 2020. I have already ...
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How to write a CV without any information an employer could discriminate against

I found a couple of questions dealing with the issue of not disclosing ones gender on your resume, but I'd like some information on how to write your resume so that it won't contain any information ...
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Is it fine to send a resume instead of a CV?

I have both a resume and a European CV, and I see that some job offers explicitly ask for a resume, while some ask for a CV. The fact is that in my case, my resume is much stronger than my CV. This ...
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Reapply a position in a company

Ten years ago I left a company that I had worked for over 7 years. Last year I rejoined the company but resigned during my probation period due to family issues. Now I see another opportunity at the ...
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Did I lie on my resume by not mentioning I didn't complete my degree?

On my resume I list my education under a section called "education". I do not mention the word "qualification" and I do not mention my grades. I list them in the following format: Course - ...
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Can I add an offer letter (from a previous employer) to my portfolio?

I add a link to my portfolio (on an online drive) on my resume. I worked (as an intern) for a company in the past but, I don't have an experience letter or a recommendation from them. I no longer work ...
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Adding internships to resumes preemptively

Something that I have noticed on LinkedIn is that people add their internships for the summer before they start them. I have found an internship for the summer but am now looking for fall internships ...
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About resume format for one year's worth of experience in developing [closed]

I need to know what is all the content needed on a CV while searching for a job, when you only have a year of experience?
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Should I be worried about my background check? [duplicate]

I was recently accepted for a job, and now I have to go through a screening process. I did not include a job that I'd left after 5 weeks on my CV, as I did not feel it was relevant and did not want to ...
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Use of “business” for non-profit organizations

I am writing my cover letter and wanted to check whether this phrasing is also appropriate if our clients include non-profit organizations: It will enable me to reach my full potential and ...
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How can a resume be formatted for better automatic import into job application webapps?

Many job postings require a job application to be filled out in addition to sending a resume. These job applications are done online on various webapps. Several of these webapps have a limited ability ...
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What do employers think of LinkedIn Learning coding certificates?

I have a graduate-level mathematics background but little coding skill sets, which has led to me getting many interviews but no job offers. I recently heard of LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com, ...
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How to add a small project contribution to my resume

TL;DR: My company hired a tech solutions group to connect legacy technologies as part of a large project. I gave them a small code snippet that was integrated into the final product. Can / should I ...
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Do I have to use my legal name on my CV?

Name discrimination in job applications is rife in certain countries (The United Kingdom, France and Germany to name a few). As an applicant, can I change my name to a "native" one on my CV in order ...
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Likeliness of being denied a Data scientist position because only knowing Python or R? [closed]

Many Data Scientist/Analyst job ads write requirements for the position are "Python and/or R". I have 5+ experience in one of the languages and curious how often applicants get turned down an ...
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Started new job and don't like it

5 months ago I left a job of 4 years to work at a big insurance corporation doing computer programming. Now that I am where I always wanted to be, I realized only after a few months that I do not like ...
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How much company information can I reasonable disclose on my resume?

I've signed an NDA. From what I can tell, it's fairly broad and generic. I'm not working on cutting-edge or interesting stuff, so it's probably pretty standard. I can't share the text here. ...
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Anticipated Graduation Date on Background Check

I recently accepted a job offer for a great job. My online application shows my employment and education history. For my current masters I had written down the anticipated graduation date as December ...
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Updating Resume to Reflect Change in Corporate Structure [duplicate]

My company is modifying their corporate structure and I am going to be reclassified as an employee of a subsidiary organization. The work I do is already for the subsidiary and nothing will change in ...
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Putting tools you use (but can't configure) on resume?

I'm a software developer. There are a few tools that I know how to use, but can't really configure. Example: I use Jenkins. I can set up what I need to setup for my project - I know my way around the ...
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Adding political volunteer work to resume?

If you have done volunteer work for a political candidate's organization and wish to put it on your resume, what's the best way to do so without potentially offending someone of the opposing parties? ...
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Should I Write Brainf*ck in My Resume? If so, How Should I?

Should I write Brainf*ck in my CVs? I know this is a weird question, but maybe the interviewer thinks "Hmm, this kid writes esoteric language." Or as an alternative, I would say BF or BrainF ...

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