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LTC Stephen F.
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Thanks for sharing my friend COL Mikel J. Burroughs
I hope this information will benefit many who are seeking employment, will soon be seeking employment, and those who serve as corporate recruiters.
Thanks and kudos to you CPT Jack Durish SrA Christopher Wright Kim Bolen RN CCM ACM for all you do to help and inform veterans.
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Lt Col Jim Coe
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I agree with the article. I wasn't a recruiter, but I reviewed hundreds of resumes over my 23 years in private industry and government employment. I take minor exception with the author's stand on education. I looked at education on every resume. In private industry, we were filling jobs against a labor category that may contain an education characteristic. If we didn't provide a person with the advertised education, then the client could question us on contract compliance. Usually experience could substitute for education. Some Government jobs require certain levels of education or certifications. It's usually clearly stated in the job announcement. Often experience can be substituted for education, so I checked both education and experience every time. The smart candidates put a note in the education section saying they had the requisite experience to substitute for the education they didn't have.

Some of my pet peeves: bad spelling and poor grammar, functional resumes instead of chronological (I always suspected anybody who didn't clearly lay out their employment chronology of having a block of years that should read "Inmate at Federal Penitentiary), lack of accomplishments cited along with work responsibilities, texting in resume (Gr8 isn't a word, but I'll LMAO as I trash your resume).
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PO2 Chief Executive Officer (Ceo)
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This is a great read! I hadn't seen this before, Mikel. And, given my new direction, it's very timely. Thank you for sharing.
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