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Continuing education in resume

Postby zot1 » Sun Aug 21, 2016 6:04 pm

How do y'all put significant continuing education on your resume? For example, if you took a two-day ethics course from GAO, how would you add it?

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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby zot1 » Sun Aug 21, 2016 7:03 pm

Someone must know :(

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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby kellyfrost » Sun Aug 21, 2016 8:49 pm

Is that the only related item? If you have more than one you could put it under a section labeled:
Courses
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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby zot1 » Sun Aug 21, 2016 9:02 pm

It's not. I have a handful already. Courses seems odd to me but I appreciate the help.

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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby kellyfrost » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:27 pm

You are welcome. Kind of a tough question to answer because I have never seen a resume list such a thing or never even heard of such a thing.
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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby zot1 » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:34 pm

kellyfrost wrote:You are welcome. Kind of a tough question to answer because I have never seen a resume list such a thing or never even heard of such a thing.


But you're not an attorney yet, right?

I ask because the training is significant and would be helpful in framing my experience.

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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby kellyfrost » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:44 pm

zot1 wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:You are welcome. Kind of a tough question to answer because I have never seen a resume list such a thing or never even heard of such a thing.


But you're not an attorney yet, right?

I ask because the training is significant and would be helpful in framing my experience.


I am an attorney. If it helps frame your experience then go for it. Not saying it is wrong, just saying I've never seen it or heard of it. All attorneys take CLE courses and none like it.
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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby zot1 » Sun Aug 21, 2016 10:52 pm

kellyfrost wrote:
zot1 wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:You are welcome. Kind of a tough question to answer because I have never seen a resume list such a thing or never even heard of such a thing.


But you're not an attorney yet, right?

I ask because the training is significant and would be helpful in framing my experience.


I am an attorney. If it helps frame your experience then go for it. Not saying it is wrong, just saying I've never seen it or heard of it. All attorneys take CLE courses and none like it.


Ah my bad. I misunderstood one of your posts I read a while back.

This isn't CLE per se. I just didn't know how else to explain it. Anyway, I still appreciate the help.

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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby GoneSouth » Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:02 am

kellyfrost wrote:
zot1 wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:You are welcome. Kind of a tough question to answer because I have never seen a resume list such a thing or never even heard of such a thing.


But you're not an attorney yet, right?

I ask because the training is significant and would be helpful in framing my experience.


I am an attorney. If it helps frame your experience then go for it. Not saying it is wrong, just saying I've never seen it or heard of it. All attorneys take CLE courses and none like it.


I mean it was a two-day course, how significant could it be? I'm thinking it might be kinda awkward when someone asks you about it assuming it was a real thing and you have to explain that it was only two days but you found it significant enough to list on your resume. Might come off as trying to exaggerate its importance. But that's just me

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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby zot1 » Mon Aug 22, 2016 8:28 am

GoneSouth wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:
zot1 wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:You are welcome. Kind of a tough question to answer because I have never seen a resume list such a thing or never even heard of such a thing.


But you're not an attorney yet, right?

I ask because the training is significant and would be helpful in framing my experience.


I am an attorney. If it helps frame your experience then go for it. Not saying it is wrong, just saying I've never seen it or heard of it. All attorneys take CLE courses and none like it.


I mean it was a two-day course, how significant could it be? I'm thinking it might be kinda awkward when someone asks you about it assuming it was a real thing and you have to explain that it was only two days but you found it significant enough to list on your resume. Might come off as trying to exaggerate its importance. But that's just me


Significant when you put all the courses together. Plus other were longer but I run the risk of outing myself if I specify the class and length.

I'm not dumb, I wouldn't call something significant experience unless I believed it to be so.

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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby GoneSouth » Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:53 pm

zot1 wrote:
GoneSouth wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:
zot1 wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:You are welcome. Kind of a tough question to answer because I have never seen a resume list such a thing or never even heard of such a thing.


But you're not an attorney yet, right?

I ask because the training is significant and would be helpful in framing my experience.


I am an attorney. If it helps frame your experience then go for it. Not saying it is wrong, just saying I've never seen it or heard of it. All attorneys take CLE courses and none like it.


I mean it was a two-day course, how significant could it be? I'm thinking it might be kinda awkward when someone asks you about it assuming it was a real thing and you have to explain that it was only two days but you found it significant enough to list on your resume. Might come off as trying to exaggerate its importance. But that's just me


Significant when you put all the courses together. Plus other were longer but I run the risk of outing myself if I specify the class and length.

I'm not dumb, I wouldn't call something significant experience unless I believed it to be so.


Understood, I'm just saying that unless the interviewer also thinks it's significant, it may look like you're trying to pad your resume. If it's something that everyone is going to think is significant, list it by all means.

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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby Anastasia Dee Dualla » Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:04 pm

zot1 wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:You are welcome. Kind of a tough question to answer because I have never seen a resume list such a thing or never even heard of such a thing.


But you're not an attorney yet, right?

I ask because the training is significant and would be helpful in framing my experience.


I've never seen this on a resume (am a lawyer).

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Re: Continuing education in resume

Postby zot1 » Mon Aug 22, 2016 7:53 pm

Thanks, guys. A senior colleague suggested adding under relevant experience. I'm gonna play with that.

Thanks again!



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