Putting previous CAREER experience in CV?

Hi, everyone!

As the title suggests, I wanted to ask you if it was a good idea to put my previous exp. from a different career path.

Now, I know this is not related to finance, but I learned a lot, I did many presentations to different clients and I got a lot of confidence in my leadership and "soft skills", I also developed a lot of work ethic, something that keeps me focus even in college.

So, Is that relevant? Will it help me?

Let me know what you think.

Comments (4)

Sep 22, 2018

JustFocus, shame nobody has responded. Maybe one of these topics will help:

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  • More suggestions...

If we're lucky, maybe these professional users will respond: @eaganry @cchandler.cpa @Simon.barsoum1

I hope those threads give you a bit more insight.

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Jan 25, 2019


Jan 25, 2019

I would include it

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Jan 25, 2019