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Post by intellectualsmuse » Thu, 27 May 2010 8:35 pm

Arwen wrote:well I used resume writing services, after a lack of responses to my old cv. I had to submit my CV and a detailed description of my work. According to this my CV was just updated in a version that appeals more to Singapore HR Departments. I personally dont think its a shame using this services, as long as it still reflects your real skills. And selling myself in an interview is usually not a big issue for me :wink:
Cosmetic changes are fine and of course if it helps land you an interview, then great! As long as you can understand everything that's on your "new improvised" CV, unfortunately have heard of a few cases where there was a HUGE gap between what was represented on the CV v/s the individual's area of expertise. :(
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Post by Arwen » Fri, 28 May 2010 1:45 pm

true, but I think this is a general problem in Singapore. I have interviewed a couple of Uni students from Singapore for a fresh grad position and their CVs were so competetivly written that I thought they would do my job better than me :oops: , even though I have a couple of years work experience. But in the interviews they were not able to hold the promises of their CVs.

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Post by dizzydeb » Mon, 31 May 2010 10:02 am

newbieisme wrote:Hey guys,

I just moved to Singapore and need a good professional resume writer. What are the good ones? Anyone had experiences?

I really don't want to lose money over this and I have heard of horror stories with these resume writing folks.

Cheers!
i used a company called sandbox. They were really good and knew their stuff. Check them out www.sandboxadvisors.com

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Mon, 31 May 2010 11:06 am

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Post by rlm876 » Mon, 19 Jul 2010 4:02 am

You might find it helpful to take a look here for tips on resume writing

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Re: it's funny

Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 30 Jul 2010 5:57 pm

rnerihseo wrote:I found it funny that someone needs help and yet others are not helping at all but criticizing... Criticisms can't really be avoided, it's always there
I FIND it funny that the first post you make contains your advertising line, and adds nothing to the thread except a criticism of other posters.

You are on notice.

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Re: it's funny

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 30 Jul 2010 6:27 pm

Strong Eagle wrote:
rnerihseo wrote:I found it funny that someone needs help and yet others are not helping at all but criticizing... Criticisms can't really be avoided, it's always there
I FIND it funny that the first post you make contains your advertising line, and adds nothing to the thread except a criticism of other posters.

You are on notice.
Feeling generous this evening SE? :)
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Post by g-shock » Sun, 18 Aug 2013 12:13 am

3 years later and i am back to this post...I have been receiving email regularly for the contacts i have.

Just a piece of advice for those who use resume writers (similar to the posts above me), resumes and cvs can only get you so far...always remember that there are the interviews and OJT that you will have to pass.

The reason why i am saying this is because although my friend managed to get some of these people the interviews they wanted in MNCs, he told me that some did not make the cut eventually because they lacked the actual experience and skills that came with the job.


cheers

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Citibank Resume for Shared

Post by young158 » Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:30 am

g-shock wrote:3 years later and i am back to this post...I have been receiving email regularly for the contacts i have.

Just a piece of advice for those who use resume writers (similar to the posts above me), resumes and cvs can only get you so far...always remember that there are the interviews and OJT that you will have to pass.

The reason why i am saying this is because although my friend managed to get some of these people the interviews they wanted in MNCs, he told me that some did not make the cut eventually because they lacked the actual experience and skills that came with the job.

Also, it would be good if you introduce yourself when emailing me, so i can refer you to my friend, and stop treating it like a favor that i am supposed to do for you.

cheers

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Citibank Resume to be shared

Post by young158 » Fri, 22 Nov 2013 11:33 am

Hi G Shock,

I read your postings that you have Citibank Resume for shared. My username is young158 and I would appreciate if you could send me a copy of the said email for my reference. Will appreciate it.

Thank you.


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