Author Archives: Career Savvy

10 Things NOT to Put on Your Resume [Infographic]

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We talk a lot about the right formatting of your resume, the use of keywords to get past the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), and what you should put on your resume. But we don’t talk enough about what should not go on your resume… the things employers see as a big red flags.

Today, we fix that. Here are 10 things you shouldn’t put on your resume…   

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How to Decide the Career Path Right for You [Infographic]

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For many of us, the “What do you want to be when you grow up?” question causes pure anxiety. We just don’t know… and, more important, we don’t know how we’re supposed to narrow down our choices with little or no experience in the real world. And maybe that is okay. Did you know: 75% of students change their major at least once Just 5% of us find a good career match on our first try? The average person will change jobs 11 times during their career Let’s take some of the pressure off. Let’s make it okay try new   

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Social Media Tips for the Digitally Savvy Job Seeker [Infographic]

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Almost everyone now knows that employers are pre-screening applicants on social media, getting to know the real you (not the polished, on-your-best-behavior job interview version) before they ever make contact for an interview.

But do we know exactly what they are looking for when they check us out on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn?   

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10 Things That Will Get Your Resume Rejected [Infographic]

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In your job search, you’re competing against a lot of other candidates. Employers average 118 applications for a given job posting – and only 20% of those applicants are granted an interview. In most cases, there isn’t even a little room for error on your resume.

This infographic from our UK friends Career Savvy (where a resume is called “CV” or “curriculum vitae”) shows the 10 things not to put on your resume… so you can routinely pass the recruiter test – and get the interview!   

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