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Chaucer1343
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Resume Critique Please =)

Postby Chaucer1343 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 3:44 am

editing more, thanks everyone!
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Re: Resume Critique Please =)

Postby Chaucer1343 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 3:55 am

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Mick Haller
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Re: Resume Critique Please =)

Postby Mick Haller » Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:10 am

I'd remove the computer proficiency and add some personal interests

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Re: Resume Critique Please =)

Postby Chaucer1343 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 5:37 am

Mick Haller wrote:I'd remove the computer proficiency and add some personal interests


Thank you for the wonderful recommendation. I replaced the last section with "Interests."

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Re: Resume Critique Please =)

Postby Mick Haller » Sat Dec 22, 2012 5:46 am

But definitely leave the Mandarin in there; that will be very important to some employers

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Re: Resume Critique Please =)

Postby dingbat » Sat Dec 22, 2012 8:01 am

I'm a little confused by your education section
1) why are you listing the amount of hours for the chinese language program?
2) Did you get two separate degrees, or did you get a double major?
Why list "Business Department" and "English Department"?
- if these are separate entities, list the proper name, e.g. "XYZ school of Business"
- if it's the same school, just drop the name of the department; the degree speaks for itself
3) why does only one of them have a GPA?

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Re: Resume Critique Please =)

Postby Chaucer1343 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 8:58 am

Thank you for looking over my resume dingbat.
1) I listed the hours as it relates to the actual class hours (formal language exposure).
2) The majors were in separate schools, so two degrees were conferred (which required completion of 173 credit hours as opposed to 128 credit hours).
-on my resume, I have the "XYZ School of Business and Adminstration" and "College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences" listed.
3) The GPA is the overall cumulative GPA for all coursework completed at my undergrad. The language program doesn't have a GPA/Class rank.

I see how some of the information in the heading could be seen as unnecessary or redundant. I will try to refine it. Again, thank you for the input

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Re: Resume Critique Please =)

Postby dingbat » Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:04 am

Chaucer1343 wrote:Thank you for looking over my resume dingbat.
1) I listed the hours as it relates to the actual class hours (formal language exposure).
2) The majors were in separate schools, so two degrees were conferred (which required completion of 173 credit hours as opposed to 128 credit hours).
-on my resume, I have the "XYZ School of Business and Adminstration" and "College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences" listed.
3) The GPA is the overall cumulative GPA for all coursework completed at my undergrad. The language program doesn't have a GPA/Class rank.

I see how some of the information in the heading could be seen as unnecessary or redundant. I will try to refine it. Again, thank you for the input

OK, that makes sense. Sounds like you're doing it right on your resume, but it comes off weird when you anonimized it. I'm still not sure about listing the hours, considering you have multiple certificates of completion, including "advanced" and that your skills section lists you as an advanced speaker. That being said, I'm not an expert on it, and you may want to consult career services at your school and ask them if it's usual to list the hours.




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