How often do you update your resume — and what, if anything, has given you pause? Have you wondered about including or excluding certain experiences, or highlighting different skills for a different job application?
We rounded up 6 new resume rules you may not know about…
Have you ever put political-related clubs, charities, or activities on your resume? Would you be reluctant to put those on your resume today — or would it depend where you were applying and what the work was?
Readers, let’s talk resumes — how LONG is your resume? Do you use a sidebar template or something else? What have you deleted from your resume (or condensed) to save space?
Here’s an interesting question for 2020: Does a link to your LinkedIn supersede your resume? What are the differences between LinkedIn and your resume?
Do you keep a failure résumé? What are three big things you might put ON a failure résumé, if you did keep one?
Here’s a question, ladies: do you apply for a job if you don’t meet the listed job requirements?
All right, ladies, let’s hear it: what are your best tips and tricks for keeping your resume updated? I’ve read a lot about checking for typos (vital!!!), using action words, and targeting your resume for the job you’re applying for (some say you should even use keywords from the job description itself!). My one resume “trick” … Read More about The Easiest Ways to Keep Your Resume Updated
How do you indicate a sabbatical or other gap on your resume, whether to smell flowers, travel, write, or more? Reader M wrote in, wondering: So: any recommendations for indicating a sabbatical/career break on the resume? I am taking this time to volunteer (and travel some, but will emphasize volunteering) and I am proud of … Read More about How to Indicate a Sabbatical on Your Resume
A reader wondered how to thank your references if you’re job hunting…
Update: We still stand by this advice on Greek affiliations and your resume — but you may also want to check out some of our more recent resume advice, including the 6 new resume rules. (If you’re looking for OCI advice, we’ve rounded up all of our best advice here.) Should your Greek affiliations be … Read More about Greek Affiliations and Your Resume
How can you get your resume noticed? We have another emergency e-mail, this time from reader M, who wonders how to get her resume to stand out from the pack: There is a job opening in a creative field that is right up my alley at a company I’m very passionate about. Among other things, … Read More about Emergency Reader E-mail: How to Get Your Resume Noticed