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Resume Rejected? How to Avoid Getting Ruled Out at First Glance

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Cleary, the tons of messages about avoiding basic errors are not getting through. Surveys suggest this is not an isolated scenario… so many are having their resume rejected at first glance.

Here are some resume writing basics that will help you avoid having your resume rejected…   

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10 Things That Will Get Your Resume Rejected [Infographic]


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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