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Ask A Resume Writer

Ask a Resume Writer: Help, I'm Short on Successes!

"My resume looks very skimpy when it comes to accomplishments. I know this is a big part of what impresses employers. What can I...

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Glassdoor Team

Jan 1, 2018

Ask A Resume Writer: How Web-Friendly Should My Resume Be?

"I keep hearing that my resume needs to be web friendly- what does that mean, exactly?" Great question! Once upon a time, getting the...

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Glassdoor Team

Nov 20, 2017

 "Ask a Resume Writer: Should I Update My Resume, or Start from Scratch?"

"At what point do you stop just tacking on new information to the resume and start over? I can't tell whether what I have...

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Glassdoor Team

Oct 17, 2017

Ask a Resume Writer: Where Do I Start?

“I need a new job, but don’t have a resume. Where do I start?” Daunting, isn’t it? Go down the Internet “black hole” and...

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Glassdoor Team

Sep 27, 2017

Ask a Resume Writer: How Can I Sound Less Passive?

"My resume reads like I've been a passive spectator in my own career, not a player. What am I doing wrong?" Initiative counts for...

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Glassdoor Team

Sep 18, 2017

Ask a Resume Writer: Should I Omit A Job that Ended Badly?

"I left a job on bad terms, and am worried about being asked about it during the interview. Is it ok to leave it...

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Glassdoor Team

Aug 17, 2017

Ask a Resume Writer: Why Are Employers Calling Me Overqualified?

"I keep getting rejected because employers say I'm overqualified. What gives?" Getting turned down for a job because you're "overqualified" is the career equivalent...

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Glassdoor Team

Aug 4, 2017

Ask a Resume Writer: Am I Trying Too Hard?

If your resume is meant to sell you to employers, then the question becomes: What kind of a salesman is it? Is it an...

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Glassdoor Team

Jul 12, 2017

Ask a Resume Writer: Why Is My Resume Getting Picked Apart During Interviews?

"I'm landing interviews with my resume, but spend most of the time having to defend weaknesses. What's going on?" The good news: most jobseekers...

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Glassdoor Team

Jun 20, 2017

Ask a Resume Writer: How Can I Stop Obsessively Tweaking My Resume?

"I'm going nuts getting my resume into shape. Just when I think it's ready to use, I'll get a piece of feedback or read...

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Glassdoor Team

Apr 11, 2017

Ask a Resume Writer: How Can I Show Culture Fit?

"Does showing culture fit with a company add value to my resume?" There's a fierce battle going on in hiring circles between those who...

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Glassdoor Team

Feb 10, 2017

Ask a Resume Writer: How Do I Include Soft Skills on My Resume?

"Are soft skills worth highlighting on a resume? And if so, what's a good way to do it?" First things first: Yes, soft skills...

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Glassdoor Team

Jan 9, 2017

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