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  1. Pingback: 4 Secrets to Making Yourself Look Fabulous on Your Resume - Aim Blog

  2. Parker Brown-Nesbit on

    Lisa,

    What do you do when you are in a job for which there is no way to use quantitative stats?

    I was a front-line interpreter for a historic site. There’s no way that I could quantify anything I did. I can’t say that I saw x number of people, or that I talked to folks for x minutes.

    • Thanks for your question! I am not familiar with interpreter resumes, but I have never met a profession that cannot be quantified. Best thing to do is hire a resume writer who has worked in transcription to customize the approach for you. They might be more in tune with the wording. Hope this helps and thanks again for your question.

  3. Andrea DeSabato on

    can you provide another example of what word to use at the top, instead of summary? Just writing what you want seems a little too vague.

    • Andrea — Thanks so much for your question. We so appreciate it! Writing the specific position you want is as specific as you can get and we don’t feel would be considered vague. It tells the reader what you want. That’s it. We recommend that you don’t complicate it. Hope this helps! Thanks!

  4. Bright Sagawa Snr on

    As we age most employers are rightfully seeking younger managers how best do we as senior citizens but with a lot to offer circumvent such situations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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