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.
And many times throughout this process, it isn’t just the typos or formatting that cause your resume to be rejected; it is the little things – too much personal information and the inclusion of irrelevant work experience, for instance – that cause a recruiter to look elsewhere for their next hire.
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!