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Resume' help

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Christopher Kinard Mesa, AZ

I have been going through a career change and have had trouble gaining traction with potential employers. I would appreciate any help in reviewing my resume' to ensure it's on point.

16 May 2021 6 replies Resumes & Cover Letters

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Sam Hoffman Roslyn Heights, NY

Feel free to send it to me! samhoffman716@gmail.com

17 May 2021 Helpful answer

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Jerry Welsh Middleville, MI

Christopher,
Hire Heroes USA does a wonderful job with resumes, in fact that and interview practicing is all they do. Everyone who uses them comes away with compliments. Good luck and thank you for your service. God Bless

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Jeff Martin Ashburn, VA

I’d suggest that you network at the target company or industry. Use LinkedIn to find people already working there and reach out to them. Ask them the process they used to get hired and ask them to help you navigate the hiring process and if they are willing, ask them to submit you as a referral. These activities require much more time on your part but in my opinion would greatly increase your chances for success. Good luck!

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Lex Levin Ellicott City, MD

Christopher,

Happy to help you. I'm a full-time professional resume writer and a former Fed specializing for the last 11 years in working with Active Duty and Reserve Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses transitioning to Federal or private sector work.

You can best get in touch with me through my website contact page: https://lexlevinllc.com/contact/.

Just answer a few questions, upload your current resume, and I'll review and advise.

Lex

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alistair ross La Grange, IL

Like my peers, happy to help and review. There are several strategies that work well, the most important thing is that may large companies use AI to read/ scan resumes, so working on keywords and ideas that improve your score (that are of course factually correct) is helpful. You can start with running your resume through a word cloud tool. This will help you see which words come to "top"..

Word clouds are a start - not perfect by any means - but a good way to get a sense of the "whole"

Obviously, spelling mistakes are a serious RED flag..

Alistair
aross@us.ibm.com

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Sheila McCormick Oakland, CA

Hi. Happy to edit/comment on your CV, I have done similar things for many in ACP. Please send as a word document to sheilamc@berkeley.edu
Sheila

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