9 Deadly Resume Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them) [Infographic]

Even in the Social Age, your resume may be the most important element of your job search. It is often your foot in the door; the first thing that hiring managers see. Given the importance of first impressions, you certainly don’t want to make any deadly resume mistakes.

Thankfully, there’s plenty of advice out there telling you how to write the perfect resume. Everyone from hiring managers to CEOs seems willing to offer their opinion on how the best resumes should look.

But where can you go to learn what a bad resume looks like?

This infographic from StandoutCV is a good place to start. It will teach you how to recognize the nine deadliest resume mistakes. Even better, it provides you some pointers on how to correct them.

Remember, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. So make sure your first impression is memorable, effective, and mistake free.

 

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