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Asked by Emma on September 13, 2017

What are the most important things to include on a resume?

BNYMellon, ADM, Textron, Mutual of Omaha have responded.

Gaining the initial attention from a company can be difficult, which is why you should sculpt your resume toward each position and company to which you apply. Each position and company has a different mission,…

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Asked by Alex on August 24, 2017

What's an appropriate way to ask someone if you can use them as a reference on your resume?

Broadridge, ManpowerGroup, Mutual of Omaha have responded.

I recommend prior to adding someone as a reference, to always check with them. I would check with past supervisors, professors that you worked with closely or mentors from an internship. Employers will typically…

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Asked by Rebecca on March 6, 2018

How do I write an objective statement on resume? Should I even include one on my resume?

AT&T, HP, Mutual of Omaha have responded.

Great question! Objective statements should be customized to the company and position you are applying for. You don’t have to totally rewrite your statement every time, but make sure you are clear on…

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Asked by Eirene on March 22, 2018

Because video has been on the rise & a great way of storytelling, I want to try presenting my resume in a 5-min video, in which I would talk about my work experience, skills & competency... Would that be a good idea (I'm a Digital Marketer, not an Artist/Designer)? What bothers me is how to deliver so it's interesting & not a 5-min of me bragging about myself. Any suggestion would be appreciated!

Quest have responded.

I think a video is a great idea!! If you can submit the video with a copy of your resume that would help you.  This way you don't have to talk about everything that is on you resume.  A…

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Asked by Cameron on January 21, 2018

I attended two different undergraduate colleges, and I participated in extracurricular activities at both. On my resume, should I list those extracurricular activities by school, or can I just lump all the extracurricular's together? Thanks!

Tenneco, Worthington, Emerson, BNYMellon have responded.

Great question.  The great thing about resumes is that they are fairly flexible.  I would recommend you have a category named "Leadership Development" or "Extra-Curricular Experience"…

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