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If your friend has a solid work experience, he should organize his
resume so that his accomplishments, skills and past employers and
positions are the first and most prominent items, with his education
and training coming at the end, so that by the time prospective
employers get to it they've already been hooked. Of course, if the
reader is an HR drone or an automated computer program
mindlessly screening resumes against a list of key words there may
not be any sure-fire way of getting past the lack of a "BS/BA" in
> He's got it covered on his resume (he mentions the school without stating
> that he has a degree) and he's confident that he can explain it
> in an interview, but how does he make sure that his job application
> wind up on the wrong pile?
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