Business / Human Resources (HR) / Resume: A written document outlining an individual’s work experience, skills, educational background, accomplishments and other related information supporting his or her career goal.

Other Words for Resume

Resume Noun Synonyms: continue, carry on, take up again, pick up (where one left off)


Entertainment / Literature / Vita: The word vita has two common meanings in English scholarship. First, for medievalists, a vita is a medieval literary genre, one commonly called 'a saint's life' or a 'hagiography.' The saint's life is MORE

Sports Massage

Health / Massage / Sports Massage: Sports massage is designed to enhance athletic performance and recovery. There are three contexts in which sports massage can be useful to an athlete: pre-event, post-event, and injury treatment. Pre- MORE

Prima Facie

Business / Real Estate / Prima Facie: At first sight, on the first appearance, on the face of it, so far as can be judged from the first disclosure, presumably, a fact presumed to be true unless disproved by some evidence to the contrary. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Cliffhanger: A melodramatic narrative (especially in films, magazines, or serially published novels) in which each section 'ends' at a suspenseful or dramatic moment, ensuring that the audience will watch the next MORE

Group Genitive

Entertainment / Literature / Group Genitive: A genitive construction in which the 's appears at the end of a phrase modifying a word rather than the head or beginning of a phrase. For instance, 'the applicant who lives in New York's resume arriv MORE


Business / Human Resources (HR) / Screening: Usually the first step taken during the interviewing process, involving reviewing prospective candidate applications/resumes, verifying information supplied by the candidate, conducting interviews and MORE