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Her résumé is a little weak, but she makes a great impression in interviews.
  a summary of a person’s skills and academic & work history
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  • Her résumé is a little weak, but she makes a great impression in interviews.
  • She reads through the résumé, learns exactly where he’s been and what he’s done for the past decade.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Being brave in the face of your freshman year of college will add to your already impressive superhero résumé.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  The Impossible Knife of Memory
  • Then, as he was enjoying the flood of messages, he asked Mae how his niece, who was graduating from Eastern Michigan University in the spring, might go about getting a job at the Circle; it was her dream to work there, and should she move out west to be closer, or should she hope to get an interview based on her résumé alone?
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • We are still recovering from her gleeful résumé of the life and death of one foul Ondaatje who was "savaged to pieces by his own horse."
    Michael Ondaatje  --  Running in the Family
  • Dell sent out literally hundreds of résumés, and after three years working as a bar-back, carrying tubs of used glasses to the surly dishwashers, he finally added some bogus counseling work experience to his résumé and got a bite.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • He said if I had that on my résumé, nobody could stop me from carrying a badge in Drake.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • He showed up with his résumé and ASU diploma.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • Chief Scipio was looking for a way to bolster his résumé for an intended run for sheriff of DeKalb County.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • I needed to read the résumés, your situation reports to yourself.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

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  • That gives you one whole night to work on your sorry excuse for a résumé.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • For most of them, it’s their first time working with Habitat, and they’re just doing it so they have something different to put on their résumé when they graduate.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Dear John
  • Now I looked at her yearbook pages, which were like a résumé: National Honor Society, French Honor Society, English Honor Society …. well, all the honor societies.
    Alex Flinn  --  Beastly
  • You’ve seen my résumé and think I have the necessary credentials.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Included in the fax was his résumé and information about the previous projects on which he’d consulted.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • I sent out résumés to several papers, and, in the end, I had some choices.
    Rick Bragg  --  All Over but the Shoutin’
  • She could have gone in to her mother then and snuggled close beside her and begun a résumé of the day.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • They’re doing it free so they can put work experience on their résumé.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • And the mixture of players involved in the discussions seemed combustible, like the nations of Europe before World War I—a stew of World Bank consultants with substantial résumés, some with egos to match, combined with Russian colonels and generals and former apparatchiks and old tb warriors, members of a defeated empire, on the lookout for condescension.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • Janice gave me a copy of your résumé.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • Instead she surprised me by encouraging me to send a résumé.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • One day, she brought her résumé into his office, hoping to persuade him to accept her.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Personally, I’d always thought this was a pretty impressive résumé.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • Now, there’s something to put down on a future résumé.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • I often encounter /naďveté/ without its accents, and even /déshabille/, /hofbräu/, /seńor/ and /résumé/.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • So when I arrived to work on Monday, the approximately thirty men, some white and some part-Cherokee, knew more about me than a ten-page résumé could have told.
    Peter Jenkins  --  A Walk Across America
  • In a typical audit study, a researcher would send two identical (and fake) résumés, one with a traditionally white name and the other with an immigrant or minority-sounding name, to potential employers.
    Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner  --  Freakonomics
  • Perhaps it was his sandy-blond hair, or the fact that he had already graduated from college and had landed a job in Scotland, or that his mother thought so highly of him, and as a result, we knew almost every item of his golden-boy résumé; whatever the case, my sister and I had an unspoken and mutual crush.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • "Well, sir, I am no plow horse!" she roared at him, and slammed her résumé on his desk.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • Dell sent out literally hundreds of résumés, and after three years working as a bar-back, carrying tubs of used glasses to the surly dishwashers, he finally added some bogus counseling work experience to his résumé and got a bite.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • Written at the top of a résumé?
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Today a woman was talking about eating green vegetables and doing extracurricular activities to build a résumé.
    Holly Goldberg Sloan  --  Counting by 7s
  • They spoke very little English and had résumés as long as one’s arm.
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • At the top of the résumé, Richard had listed an apartment in Columbus as an address; below that, however, was a gold mine.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • When I told my jokes: "Why doesn’t a rape trial rate a mention on ye ol’ résumé?"
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Inside she finds a cover letter and a résumé.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Jennifer reached for the résumé again, trying to ignore his comment.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • For a minute she simply stares at the name centered at the top of the résumé, laser-printed in an elegant font.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • We always found the doggie résumés amusing, if for no other reason than the effort made to put the best shine on unwanted animals that had already struck out at least once.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • She reads Dimitri’s résumé again, then the cover letter.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • In the Xerox room, she makes a copy of the résumé.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Still, she doesn’t tell Nikhil about the résumé.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Lying in his parents’ house, in the middle of the night, she told him the whole story, about meeting Dimitri on a bus, finding his résumé in the bin.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • She tells herself the coincidence of finding his résumé, of stumbling upon him in this way, is too great, that anyone in her position would pick up the phone and call.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Scipio, even if motivated in part by a desire to bolster his résumé when he sought the job of police chief in Clarkston, came to identify with the refugees during his first week on the job, when it dawned on him that as a black man, without his police uniform he could have easily been singled out by Clarkston cops.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • The first time they met, the day after she called him, at the bar of a crowded Italian restaurant near NYU, they had not been able to stop staring at each other, not been able to stop talking about the résumé, and the uncanny way it had fallen into Moushumi’s hands.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • "Listen," she said, scribbling down the basic information from the résumé, "while I’m doing that, see if you can find out anything about his childhood.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
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