I am simply amazed by the resume mistakes I see. The misspellings, the run on sentences, the formatting, and the blatant lack of attention to detail are simply astounding… I need a red pen just to mark up the resume! As I have said more than once, even in the age of social media and LinkedIn, resumes are essential in your job search. Which means there are common resume mistakes that must be eliminated. I want to share with you some of those common errors and hopefully you will NEVER make these mistakes. After all, a resume is, in many
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You must ditch the “job duties” you’ve peppered throughout your resume and replace them with accomplishment statements!
I have spidey-senses that can tell me if someone is fudging the truth on their resume. I mean if it doesn’t make sense, it doesn’t make sense; and it’s probably false or fudged. It’s that simple to me: I know you’re lying. This is by no means an exhaustive list. There are other signs, too. However, these are signs that almost 100% of the time prove the resume is false… and you are being less than honest. 1. Slash Titles Unless you are a business owner where you have your title and function listed in your resume title, i.e. “President
I’m going to say something that will make me very unpopular with resume writers: If you’re changing careers, forget about putting job titles on your resume!
I know what you’re thinking: “But shouldn’t my resume be targeted towards a specific job in order to be effective?” Yes, if you have experience that directly relates to that job…
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