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résumé

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Definition a summary of a person's skills and academic & work history
  • Her résumé is a little weak, but she makes a great impression in interviews.
  • I submitted all the materials—a résumé, a polished writing sample, and a desperate letter of interest.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • résumé = summary of academic & work history
  • She reads through the résumé, learns exactly where he's been and what he's done for the past decade.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • résumé = a summary of a person's skills and academic & work history
  • Social capital isn't manifest only in someone connecting you to a friend or passing a résumé on to an old boss.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • résumé = summary of academic & work history
  • I was probably being overconfident: My grades and résumé were fine but not fantastic.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • résumé = summary of academic & work history
  • If you're lucky, maybe a friend puts your résumé at the top of the pile.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • résumé = summary of academic & work history
  • That doesn't mean the strength of your résumé or interview performance is irrelevant.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • résumé = summary of academic & work history
  • They don't flood the job market with résumés, hoping that some employer will grace them with an interview.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • résumés = summaries of academic & work history
  • Our interviews weren't so much about grades or résumés, we were told; thanks to a Yale Law pedigree, one foot was already in the door.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • résumés = summaries of academic & work history
  • And then you submit a dozen résumés.
    J.D. Vance  --  Hillbilly Elegy
  • résumés = summaries of academic & work history
  • 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
  • Now, there's something to put down on a future résumé.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Glass
  • He showed up with his résumé and ASU diploma.
    Joshua Davis  --  Spare Parts
  • That gives you one whole night to work on your sorry excuse for a résumé.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • Included in the fax was his résumé and information about the previous projects on which he'd consulted.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • Instead she surprised me by encouraging me to send a résumé.
    John Grogan  --  Marley & Me
  • Personally, I'd always thought this was a pretty impressive résumé.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • I needed to read the résumés, your situation reports to yourself.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • 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
  • Janice gave me a copy of your résumé.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker

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