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Curated career advice for fashion industry professionals for the week of June 14th, 2021…

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How Far Back Should Your Resume Go? | Resume Genius

Your resume should go back 10 to 15 years. However, if you’re trying to showcase other job-related skills or are applying somewhere that is looking for veteran applicants, it can go back further. Yet for most people, listing over 15+ years of experience means you’ll either come off as A.)

Six Rules for Using Acronyms in Resumes | Robin’s Resumes (r)

In these blog posts, you will find many occasions when I have mentioned the danger of including too many acronyms in your resume without defining them. It is easy to assume that “everyone” knows what an acronym means, only to discover that the acronym has an entirely different meaning in another company-or even in another division.

36 words and phrases you should never include on your résumé

Here’s what you should avoid: ‘Best of breed’ When CareerBuilder surveyed more than 2,200 hiring managers , it found “best of breed” to be the most irritating term to be seen on a résumé. “Anyone can say they are ‘best of breed,’ a ‘go-getter,’ a ‘hard worker,’ or a ‘strategic thinker,'” Lorenz said.

5 Exceptions to the “Do Not Abbreviate on Your Resume” Rule

Generally speaking, yes, what you may have heard is true: it is NOT recommended to abbreviate on resumes. There is a formality to them in many ways, some include middle names, we list out our oh so impressive credentials, and, well, job searching is serious business for both the applicant and the employer.

Should You Put Your Picture on Your Resume in 2021 [+Examples]

When it comes to resumes, there’s probably no greater dispute than whether to include a picture on a resume or not. Some say, if it’s a professional photo which goes well with the resume itself then sure, why not. It also depends on the country.

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