Saturday, November 15, 2014

Resume don'ts

Get rid of the objective.
Cut out all the irrelevant work experiences.
Don't list your hobbies.
Don't give away your age.
Don't include references. They'll ask if they need them.
Don't include a less than professional email account. is no good.
Don't say 'phone number'. They know what it is. The same rule applies to email.
Don't include your current business contact info.
Don't include salary information.
Don't use outdated serif fonts.
Don't use annoying buzzwords.
Don't include your GPA. Unless you're a top student.
Don't include a photo of yourself.

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