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Old 06-23-2013, 03:03 PM
 
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We had someone apply recently who listed a different company he was interested in. Now that's unfixable.
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Old 06-23-2013, 08:09 PM
 
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Should i just call hr and ask them if I can send an updated resume since their apps were through online??

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Old 06-23-2013, 09:15 PM
 
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Nope, I say just accept it and move on if you have to. If you're interested in the job than just wing it and see what happens.
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:06 AM
 
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Nope, I say just accept it and move on if you have to. If you're interested in the job than just wing it and see what happens.
What if I do get some call backs with the old one. Should I take the new one with me to the interview?

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Old 06-24-2013, 08:28 AM
 
Location: Western Washington
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What if I do get some call backs with the old one. Should I take the new one with me to the interview?

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The job of a résumé is to get you an interview.

By the time you get to the interview your résumé is irrelevant. No hiring manager is going to derail the interview process to look at your updated résumé.

Be prepared to talk about your old résumé as you have submitted it.
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:39 AM
 
Location: Ontario, NY
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OK let's say you send a resume and then realize it was an old or outdated one. Do you call the company and let them know so you can send the right one??
I wouldn't tell them, I'd just send the new one. Chances are they are going through the resumes and discarding the ones not qualified. I doubt they are going to remember your name is one they already discarded if they have 100 resumes to look at. They are not even looking at your name, just your qualifications, They don't even bother looking at names until they see a resume that meets there job criteria.
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Old 06-24-2013, 08:57 AM
 
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I wouldn't tell them, I'd just send the new one. Chances are they are going through the resumes and discarding the ones not qualified. I doubt they are going to remember your name is one they already discarded if they have 100 resumes to look at. They are not even looking at your name, just your qualifications, They don't even bother looking at names until they see a resume that meets there job criteria.
Ok cool, how would you do this to lets say a city job where the application is online and you cant really reapply? Or I'm out of luck?
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Old 06-24-2013, 09:28 AM
 
Location: NW Philly Burbs
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Ok cool, how would you do this to lets say a city job where the application is online and you cant really reapply? Or I'm out of luck?
Some systems let you go back and edit your profile. If not, don't worry about it. Just bring your new resume to the interview.
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Old 06-24-2013, 12:18 PM
 
Location: On the corner of Grey Street
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I think it's only going to draw attention to your mistake if you contact them with a new resume. I'd let it go. If you get an interview based on the old resume, then I think it's okay to bring copies of the updated version and pass them out.
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Old 06-24-2013, 02:44 PM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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Just tell the employer that you have an updated resume for their review. There is nothing unprofessional about that.


I think that would only work if they were scheduled for a interview and brought the updated resume to the interview
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