Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




2849 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 117


Topic # 239760 2-Aug-2018 17:36
Send private message

I can write a pretty good resume, having done technical writing in a previous life.

 

But evidently there is more to it than writing skills.

 

Has anyone used a resume service and felt it was worth the money? Any recommendations?


Create new topic
4202 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 928


  Reply # 2067046 2-Aug-2018 18:19
Send private message

I used a guy recommended by my then-manager who totally redid my CV and resume. After sending out the one he did, I immediately started getting interviews.


869 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 186

Trusted

  Reply # 2067134 2-Aug-2018 20:17
One person supports this post
Send private message

TeaLeaf: ... Has anyone used a resume service ...

 

Reading the subject, I wondered what application you where using to resume from a sleeping / hibernate state.

 

Only when reading the full post did I realise you are talking about a professional resumé / CV writer service.





Please keep this GZ community vibrant by contributing in a constructive & respectful manner.


 
 
 
 


1555 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 208


  Reply # 2067228 3-Aug-2018 08:14
One person supports this post
Send private message

quickymart:

 

I used a guy recommended by my then-manager who totally redid my CV and resume. After sending out the one he did, I immediately started getting interviews.

 

 

And what was the difference between your own created CV and the professional one? Layout? Content? Etc?


4202 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 928


  Reply # 2067424 3-Aug-2018 12:27
Send private message

All of the above. He totally rewrote it and tidied up a lot of the content I had. It was also easier to read. Well worth the money! :)


270 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 95


  Reply # 2067647 3-Aug-2018 18:12
Send private message

how much was it?


4202 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 928


  Reply # 2067676 3-Aug-2018 18:56
Send private message

$150, from memory. This was in 2012.


Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Geekzone Live »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.