17 Worst Resume Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are a college student, a recent graduate or a job seeker, you must have, at least once in your lifetime, written a resume. Resume writing is tricky for everyone. A resume has to be perfect because it marks the starting point of one’s professional career. However, there are several common mistakes that people make while writing a resume. Here are 17 common resume mistakes that you must avoid making 2017 the year of your employment.

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Eye-Catching Resumes

Job Advice Blog

Let me start by saying that unless you’re applying for a graphic designing job, making your resume look fancy ensures that the only thing catching your resume will be the recycling bin. Not a day goes by when I don’t see at least one groan-inducing resume. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Creative resume Jeff LeFevre JTL Services Resume

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What I Learned From Reading 1,000 Resumes

Dumb Little Man

If you’re working right now, it’s safe to say that you had to send out a resume in order to get hired. In order to do that, you need to know how to write a good resume. In fact, it wouldn’t be uncommon to get 500 resumes within 48 hours for ONE job position. Career Resume

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5 Outdated Resume Writing Tips to Ignore Right Now

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Are you still using outdated resume writing tips ? The world has changed a lot since the Internet came out with resume writing tips. Recruiters are now spending less time reading resumes – and unnecessary information may lead to your resume being put into the bottom of the pile.

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Six Tips for a Resume Refresh

Business Writing

Is your resume ready to help you get there? An old resume presents the old you. But your resume should take you into your future. Are you looking forward to a promotion or another new step in your career? Apply

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5 Tips To Making Your Resume Cover Letter Stand Out

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And when each job requires your resume, an online application (complete with questionnaire), plus a stellar cover letter that’s tailored to each and every job listing, it’s easy to see why the process gets exhausting. See Also: 16 Worst Resume Mistakes. See Also: What I Learned From Reading 1,000 Resumes. The post 5 Tips To Making Your Resume Cover Letter Stand Out appeared first on Dumb Little Man. You know what they say—applying for a job is a job in itself.

A guaranteed tactic to ensure that your resume will not be looked at!

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I see it all the time and wonder if some people are totally clueless when it comes to putting a resume together. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Jeff LeFevre Job Advice Resume resume advice

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Extreme Makeover - Resume Edition

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Do you have a resume? It's arguable that there's never been a more important time to polish up your resume and portray yourself in the best light possible. In my prior employment I was often required to qualify candidates based purely on their resumes. Is it a little out of date?

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Resume Proofreading Tips

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Not everybody is good at writing resumes, let’s face it. Not everybody is good at writing resumes, let’s face it.

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Writing a Resume that Matters

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My Resume Is Ready. What Now?

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Home Founder Resume Writing Career Coaching Marketing Yourself Selling Yourself Job Stress General Advice Interview Skills "The Relocated Spouse [link] — jobconnection My Resume Is Ready.

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Protect your resume

Job Advice Blog

As a job candidate you need to make sure that no one is sending your resume to a company without your permission! That means your recruiter needs to tell you the name of the company that they want to send your resume to. Three good reason are: Has your resume been submitted to ABC Company [.]. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Uncategorized Jeff LeFevre

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Create a Resume or CV Free Online

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If you’re looking for help or ideas for creating a resume or writing a cover letter, CVrite is a website aimed at assisting job seekers with CV and resumé preparation. a free online resume or CV creator (accessible from the home page).

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Resume Action Words That Will Get You That Job

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Using the right resume words will help you get that job that you have always wanted. Your resume plays a role of paramount importance in your job application process. As HR experts say, your resume is not just a piece of paper that summarizes your qualifications.

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Preparing Your Resume

Laughing all the Way to Work

One of the things I remember, and have put to good use, was a workshop on resume writing. I hope this will help you to write your resume if you are looking for a job or if you just need to update your old resume. In resume writing it is suggested that any experience over 10 years is too old to put on your resume. And no need to list your duties as that is considered old-style resume writing. Here is an example of a resume.

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Five Great Ways to Give Your Resume a Boost

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Whether or not you’re looking for a job right now, it’s worth making sure your resume is in good shape. In a crowded job market, your resume needs to stand out. Resume Career

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Send Out Your Resume or Send Your Resume Out?

Business Writing

The other day I got an interesting question about word order from someone who had attended my Better Business Writing class. I will call him Ajay. Ajay wanted to know which of these two sentences was better: I am sending. Writing Tips

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How to Ensure That Your Resume-Writing Guarantees You a Job

Job Advice Blog

It is a mad rat race for landing the handful of the most coveted jobs available in the market and you will need to ensure that your resume does half the hard work when it comes to job hunting. For this, your resume should be so good that you land interview calls in multiple places [.]. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Jeff LeFevre Job Advice JTL Services Resume Tips

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Is It OK to Fudge the Truth on a Resume?

On The Job

Is it really a big deal to lie on a resume? Nearly 35 percent of resumes are estimated to contain blatant lies about education, experience or the skills to perform a specific job. Of course, as employers have become savvier about lies on resumes, job seekers have become more adept at trying to fudge the truth. But according to the way your resume phrases your accomplishments and skills, and the way you answer interview questions, you're very qualified to run the steel plant.

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4 Social Resume Strategies to Help You Get Seen and Get Hired

Eat Your Career

If you’ve heard the term “social resume” floating around recently and wondered what it’s all about, you’re in the right place. A social resume is not so much an actual thing; rather it’s a variety of things. career transition job search resume

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It is the resume that is holding you back

Job Advice Blog

Despite that, vis a vis other outstanding resumes it pales and is ineffective. In order for your resume to propel you to the point that somebody considers you as a potential candidate is has to have [.]. Could this be? After all it worked in past and others who helped you with it made significant improvements. Interview Skills by Alex Freund

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Get Rid of the Big Fat Lies -- and the Little Skinny Ones -- on Your Resume

On The Job

Right now, I want you to look at your resume. Or maybe you started padding the resume so long ago you're not sure anymore what's true and what's not. Tags: job resumes obama criminal background vetting resume ethics credit check white house lie on resume fraud

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Is Your Resume Working As Hard As It Should? And How Do You Fix It?

Job Advice Blog

Continuing the series of putting your job search through the scrutiny of a performance review, let’s talk about resumes. I look at resumes all the time, either from jobseekers like you looking for help, or for the occasional small business recruiting gigs I do. Resume Writing by Melanie SzluchaI also have 15+ years of experience of hiring people to [.].

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Worried About Your Online Resume?

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Home About Me Advertise Worried About Your Online Resume? Resume Rabbit will make all of this disappear. You have the option of keeping your identity confidential or if the particular job site doesn’t allow for this, Resume Rabbit will replace your personal information with something that’s not identifiable. By The Professional Assistant on Monday, November 26, 2007 Filed Under: Job Seeking A re you worried about online identity theft online?

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We Hired Him!

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→ Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Uncategorized Jeff LeFevre Job Advice Raleigh Recruiter Resume help StaffingIf you have been following JTL Services, Inc.’s s online presence through our jobadviceblog.com site, then you may have noticed a few changes.

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Resumes That Will Land You a Great Job!

Office Dynamics

It’s a tool to help you create a better resume – includes video, pictures and a portfolio of your best work samples. Are you aware of all the changes that are taking place in marketing yourself to get the job you want? With an unemployment rate of 9.5% there are plenty of good people job hunting. And even if you don’t lose a job, you may want to apply for a position within your organization or just work somewhere else.

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Resumes That Will Land You a Great Job!

Office Dynamics

It’s a tool to help you create a better resume – includes video, pictures and a portfolio of your best work samples. Are you aware of all the changes that are taking place in marketing yourself to get the job you want? With an unemployment rate of 9.5% there are plenty of good people job hunting. And even if you don’t lose a job, you may want to apply for a position within your organization or just work somewhere else.

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How to Write a Resume That Will Land an Interview - by Dumb Little Man

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Recreating Your Resume in 10 Simple Steps - by Dumb Little Man

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Using The New LinkedIn For Personal Branding And Career Success

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If you’re like most people, you log in to LinkedIn whenever you need to update your resume, click “like” on your colleagues’ work anniversaries and maybe post a link relevant to your field. Forget Resumes – Get Hired on the New LinkedIn. Personal Branding is the New Resume.

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Two-for-One Sale: Get Your Interview Tips Now!

On The Job

I sent out a HARO request the other day asking for input on resume do's and dont's. I was flooded with so many good suggestions I couldn't use them all for my Gannett News Service and USAToday.com column, so I'm offering you a great deal today: Super resume advice at no cost to you! (I Anyway, I'll let these people tell you in their own words what you can do to help you in your job search: "One of my pet peeves is extremely vague objective (resume)statements.

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Rules for People of the Random Resume - by Dumb Little Man

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Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile

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Millennial Corner JTL Services LinkedIn Online Profile using keywords in resumesWhen you sit back and think about the short lifespan of the Internet and how much it has grown it’s mind blowing. Remember when social media had just come into its own with Myspace and sites like it?

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Importance Of Soft Skills: Why Grades Aren’t Enough

Dumb Little Man

Apart from communication skills, you also have to make sure your resume is a killer. Many companies receive more than 300 resumes for one position and they can only call about a dozen people or so for an interview. See Also: 16 Worst Resume Mistakes. Career College Resume

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Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile

Job Advice Blog

Millennial Corner JTL Services LinkedIn Online Profile using keywords in resumesWhen you sit back and think about the short lifespan of the Internet and how much it has grown it’s mind blowing. Remember when social media had just come into [.]. The post Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Free Job Advice Blog.

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6 Tips On How To Prep Your CV For More Job Interviews

Dumb Little Man

In this article, we will partially focus on cover letters as well as other important resume writing tips. So, if you do not want your resume to get into a stack of other similar “impersonal” letters, then address it to a particular person. A lot of companies use state-of-the-art technologies to analyze all the emails they get as well as the resumes in them. These technologies function in such a way that they identify the keywords in a letter or resume they receive.

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How to Write Great Cover Letters for Your Resume - by Dumb Little Man

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Keywords in Résumé Lead to Interviews

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How To Make Your Job Search More Productive

Dumb Little Man

See Also: Resume Action Words That Will Get You That Job. Learn some relevant skills to give your resume a little boost. Business How To ResumeJob-seeking can be quite the undertaking, and it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the process.

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We Hired Him!

Job Advice Blog

Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Uncategorized Jeff LeFevre Job Advice Raleigh Recruiter Resume help StaffingIf you have been following JTL Services, Inc.’s s online presence through our jobadviceblog.com site, then you may have noticed a few changes. The biggest change is the addition of our Millennial Corner, a section of our blog that highlights and discusses many aspects of the millennial generation entering the job world and interacting with those […]. The post We Hired Him!

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