Resume Question about Work Experience

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lilasiaboi
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Resume Question about Work Experience

Postby lilasiaboi » Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:08 pm

I have nothing for work experience from college. The only work experience I have is from high school. Should I leave my work experience section on my resume blank or should I include my high school work experience?

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haus
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Re: Resume Question about Work Experience

Postby haus » Mon Aug 29, 2011 8:16 pm

Unless you had something really extraordinary for a high school job, I would suggest that you leave it out.

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Hawkeye Pierce
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Re: Resume Question about Work Experience

Postby Hawkeye Pierce » Mon Aug 29, 2011 10:35 pm

haus wrote:Unless you had something really extraordinary for a high school job, I would suggest that you leave it out.


I'd suggest leaving it out even if it was extraordinary. Nothing from high school should be on the resume.

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Re: Resume Question about Work Experience

Postby ladybug89 » Tue Aug 30, 2011 12:13 pm

Do you have extracurriculars and stuff from college on your resume? If so, then definitely leave out the hs work experience. But if not, i kind of think including the HS work experience is better than having a super sparse resume. maybe?

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Re: Resume Question about Work Experience

Postby blazinswordofjustice » Tue Aug 30, 2011 3:07 pm

Hawkeye Pierce wrote: Nothing from high school should be on the resume.


+1, unless you did something great - cured a disease or started a now-giant charity or played for a national U18 team or something else really cool then no HS on the resume...
(that being said, I leave on my IB diploma from HS, maybe i should take my own advice...)

oh and just list your activities/groups instead, don't put a blank work section obviously...

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Re: Resume Question about Work Experience

Postby Dany » Wed Aug 31, 2011 6:51 pm

Hawkeye Pierce wrote:I'd suggest leaving it out even if it was extraordinary. Nothing from high school should be on the resume.




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