resumes

on your resume, which comes first — job title or company name?

A reader writes: On your resume, should you list your title first, or the company name? I’ve always put company name first, but I’ve seen a ton of templates (including examples in your archives) that show one’s title coming first. What do you prefer to see first? How do you apply the “title first” concept […]

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how should your resume list a bunch of different jobs at the same place?

A reader writes: I have just over three years of work experience with the same organization. Within this time, I’ve been promoted internally (very similar position, with “senior” in the title) and then transferred to an international office (very different job responsibilities, but with the same title I had following my promotion). I am applying […]

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are professionally done resumes worth it?

A reader writes: I have been out off work for three years. I have sent out a lot of resumes and filled out a bunch of job applications, but I have not received any calls back. I was talking to a friend about it and they suggested that I get my resume done professionally. I’ve […]

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how much do resume gaps matter?

A reader writes: My husband and I are moving in December to Wisconsin (from Texas) so he can start a new job on January 4th. I love my current job and am sad to leave it. However, from a financial standpoint, it seems to make the most sense for me to move with him in […]

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