Résumés

A résumé (/ˈrɛzʊmeɪ/, REZ-u-may or /rɛzʊˈmeɪ/; less frequently /ˈrɛzjʊmeɪ/ or /rɛzjʊˈmeɪ/; French: [ʁezyme]), also spelled 'resumé' or 'resume', is a document used by persons to present their backgrounds and skills. Résumés can be used for a variety of reasons, but most often they are used to secure new employment. A typical résumé contains a summary of relevant job experience and education. The résumé is usually one of the first items, along with a cover letter and sometimes an application for employment, which a potential employer sees regarding the job seeker and is typically used to screen applicants, often followed by an interview.
Posts about Résumés
  • Our 2014 Content Marketing Predictions, Ranked

    … their media division. —Joe Lazauskas, Editor-in-Chief While Microsoft, Basecamp, T Brand Studio, and several other brands and content marketing shops hired journalists with impressive résumés, no “big names” of note jumped to the “dark side” in 2014. Verdict: False 15. We’ll see a trend towards “slow content.” —Margit Detweiler, Strategist…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategistin Content- 17 readers -
  • Facebook Job Listings Point to Drones Ramp-Up

    … Facebook is looking for a few good men and women to build a few good drones. Kurt Wagner of Re/code discovered job listings for avionics, thermal and power systems and control engineers to work on aircraft-related projects. Wagner reported that three aerospace-related job openings in Facebook’s London office were posted shortly after its…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social- 6 readers -
  • Senator Blasts Zuckerberg, FWD.us in Speech

    … and decent benefits? Let me just say one more thing: Facebook has 7,000 workers. Microsoft just laid off 18,000. Why doesn’t Mr. Zuckerberg call his friend Mr. Gates and say: “Look, I have to hire a few hundred people; do you have any résumés you can send over here? Maybe I will not have to take somebody from a foreign country for a job an unemployed U.S. citizen might take.” Readers: What did you think of Sessions’ remarks? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Google Facebook- 10 readers -
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