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Resume Writing: Verb Tenses Used in Resumes

  Q: I have a current job, but I am not sure how to present this job the most effectively when I list my achievements on my resume. What verb tense should I use for a current job? ~  Eric H., San Jose, CA   A: Good question Eric. When you have a current job,

 
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Is there a cut off date concerning employment history on a resume?

  Q: I have a long career history that dates back to the early 1980s. Is there a cut off date for including any of these jobs on my resume?  ~  Mary, Dallas, TX   A: When it comes to your entire employment history, you have to keep in mind that only the more recent

 
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Can You Apply to a Job That You Are Not Qualified For?

Q: I really want to apply to a job that I don’t have the qualifications for. I know I can do the job if given the opportunity and training. How do I apply for the job without being passed over for someone more qualified?  ~ Bin-Li, New York A: The first step in applying for

 
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