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?
It’s always a great time to talk about resume rules that you may not know about… Previously, readers talked about whether or not they apply to jobs when they don’t meet all the requirements (also see our imposter syndrome post), and a few years ago Kat answered a reader email about unusual ways to get your resume noticed. … Read More about 6 Resume Rules for 2021 That You May Not Know About
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…
2018 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 resume rules for 2017. (If you’re looking for we’ve rounded up all of our best advice here.) Should your Greek affiliations be … Read More about Greek Affiliations and Your Resume
2017 Update: We still love this discussion of how to get your resume noticed — but you may want to check out some of our more recent advice on resumes, including 6 resume rules for 2017. How can you get your resume noticed? We have another emergency e-mail, this time from reader M, who wonders … Read More about Emergency Reader E-mail: How to Get Your Resume Noticed