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I will answer questions about resumes and how to do well on an interview. I am a former employment counselor and I have owned my own resume and career counseling business since 1982.

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Jeff11/10/15101010Thank you Ruth for your wonderful tips .....
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2016-10-18 Resume Questions?:

Hi!    The 2nd resume is much better since it gives the experience she wants to provide.  However, take out the experience that doesn't apply from 1998 and back.  You only have to go back 10 years, and

2016-05-23 Short-lasting jobs on resume:

Dear Chris:    So sorry for this delay in answering this.  It landed in my spam.    I think the best option for you is to stating it was a temporary contract.  Make sure you coordinate that account with

2015-10-02 Resume / Jobs issue:

Dear Chris:    Sorry for the delay, but this landed in spam.    A resume only has to go back 10 years.  So, the fact that you have been at the same position for 8 out of 10 years, should work out well

2015-08-14 Resume Question: A Sticky Situation:

Hi!    I would actually make two resumes.  One stating the original job responsibilities, and one including both.    Depending upon the position you interview for, decide which one matches the one you

2015-06-19 Job application:

Hi Mike:    Simply say that you had an interview in December for a position that had been filled.  Since you have all of the needed qualifications, you were told to check back in June.  Thus, you are wondering


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