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Does a functional resume format work? 
I've read in a few different websites that a functional resume format is often loathed by employers... is this true? ANSWER: This is a great question, …

How Do I Make a Resume for a Lecture Position? 
How to make resume for applying for lecturer in college or university. And the education background is MBA in human resourse, and accounting. ANSWER: …

Is It OK to Use Text Formatting on a Resume? 
Are bullets okay and should some information be bold? What should be in bold print on your resume? ANSWER: Tracy... The answer to your question is …

How to deal with intentional grammar issues within my resume, what file format to use? 
I have drafted my resume based on as much research as I could gather on the current expectations of style and format. Since the short and to-the-point …

Should I use "I"? 
In applying for a teaching position, should I use the work "I" when describing my experiences? ANSWER: If you're talking about using the word, "I" …

How Do I Make a Good Resume? 
I am a Canadian that has been teaching Conversational English in China for five years Here it is different than in the west. Here they want to know everything …

What type of resume should I use when changing careers? 
I've been receiving conflicting advice since I was laid off six months ago. Two career counselors advised me that since I would be changing careers …

Do I List Experience or Education First on My Resume? 
I am 46 years old, and I have worked in IT for 8 years. I recently received a related Bachelor's degree and want to know which I list first -- experience …

What to Put on a Resume? 
What exactly should I write about myself? ANSWER: Amber, If you want to succeed in life, you have to be willing to study and learn. There are many …

Should I Put Years on My Resume When I'm a More Advanced Age? 
I am in the market for new employment. Some years ago when in the same situation, the workforce center I was working with at the time recommended for those …

Should I Include My Hobbies on My Resume? 
In resumes, is notification of hobbies important? If so, what kind of hobbies can we enter? ANSWER: I'd be cautious in including personal information …

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