Skip to main content

Ask Vicki: Does my resume need to include a list of seminars, training and forums that I participated in?

In this answer on Quora, Monster career expert Vicki Salemi explains how to highlight your additional qualifications and experience.

Ask Vicki: Does my resume need to include a list of seminars, training and forums that I participated in?

Vicki Salemi

Each week, Monster’s career expert Vicki Salemi—a former recruiter who utilizes 15-plus years of experience in recruiting and human resources to empower job seekers—answers user questions on Quora. We’ll be republishing the answers here. If you have a question for Vicki, send it to socialmedia@monster.com.

Vicki Salemi

Q. Does my resume need to include a list of seminars, training and forums that I participated in?

A. No, you don’t necessarily need to list seminars, training and forums attended on your resume. That said, if your resume is just shy of two full pages and you need to fill out the space, highlight the important seminars attended or training you possess.

Any professional with more than a decade of experience is typically expected to have attended various events. If you’ve spoken at one, moderated a panel or something similar, then you should definitely highlight that.

Read Vicki Salemi's answer to "Does my resume need to include a list of seminars, training and forums that I participated in?" on Quora.


Back to top