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Is it still best practice to list your current position experiences on your resume in present tense? For example, im currently an A3 in audit so am I supposed to start all my bullet points under Assurance Associate like “prepare” instead of “prepared?”

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Who cares just be consistent

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If you’re still working there then yes. Unless you’re trying to hide that you’re at pwc, it’s probably the best practice.

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You can word it like “Implement data analytics tools to [insert purpose]; prepared Alteryx workflow to [do thing] and save approximately [X] hours”

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Yes…current position in present tense. Prior positions in past tense.

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Honestly I think it looks better to have the whole thing in a consistent tense. Rather than one section Present, others past

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Sure - but the general practice is still to have present tense on current employment, past tense on others. I also dislike it though.

I review a lot of resumes and personally never notice this. Just make sure you check your resume for spelling, sentences are clear and concise, and you don’t space it out so much - if you only have enough to fill one page, just fill one page.

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I’ve rejected 22 applicants for getting this wrong. I won’t tell you how to do it right though, you have to do thorough research and prove yourself

Haha was being sarcastic! There’s no wrong answer to the question just be consistent in each section and you’ll be golden

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