awards on resumes

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pacifica
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awards on resumes

Postby pacifica » Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:41 pm

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Re: awards on resumes

Postby 20130312 » Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:47 pm

Absolutely, you need to distinguish your awards in this manner. I wouldn't consider it bad taste at all. Then again, I'm a business person, so... grain of salt.

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Re: awards on resumes

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Tue Nov 29, 2011 4:50 pm

For some awards, the money is peripheral - it's the award itself that matters (like a university teaching award, for example); for other awards, it is the money that matters - the amount of money indicates or determines the significance of the award. I think it would only be inappropriate to list the dollar amounts for the former.

For a research grant, the money is what really matters, so list the amount.

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Re: awards on resumes

Postby 03121202698008 » Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:39 pm

AntipodeanPhil wrote:For some awards, the money is peripheral - it's the award itself that matters (like a university teaching award, for example); for other awards, it is the money that matters - the amount of money indicates or determines the significance of the award. I think it would only be inappropriate to list the dollar amounts for the former.

For a research grant, the money is what really matters, so list the amount.


You mean the latter?

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Re: awards on resumes

Postby Aeroneous » Tue Nov 29, 2011 7:40 pm

blowhard wrote:
AntipodeanPhil wrote:For some awards, the money is peripheral - it's the award itself that matters (like a university teaching award, for example); for other awards, it is the money that matters - the amount of money indicates or determines the significance of the award. I think it would only be inappropriate to list the dollar amounts for the former.

For a research grant, the money is what really matters, so list the amount.


You mean the latter?


The way I read it, I think the former would be correct.

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Re: awards on resumes

Postby AntipodeanPhil » Tue Nov 29, 2011 8:21 pm

Aeroneous wrote:The way I read it, I think the former would be correct.

Indeed. There is a negation that confuses things - I probably could have better phrased that sentence!

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Re: awards on resumes

Postby Dany » Fri Dec 02, 2011 6:57 am

Just explain the awards without monetary values. It's perfectly acceptable to list an award then describe what it is. I think the exception might be if you got a $20,000 grant to pursue something specific, but if it was like a $400 check, listing the amount would look tacky. I don't think it's a huge deal either way, but I would definitely err on the side of not including dollar amounts, save for research grants.




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