14 For 2014 – The Top 14 Resume Mistakes Keeping You From Getting Hired

14 For 2014 – The Top 14 Resume Mistakes Keeping You From Getting Hired

Having reviewed resumes for nearly 8-9 hours a day for the past 2 years has sort of turned me into a resume snob!  I am by no means a resume writing expert; however, I share my hiring managers’ habit of ignoring the countless ‘hard to read’ resumes I receive, or those found online.

So, what in the world is a “hard to read” resume?

To me, the hard to read resume, is one I just cannot follow. And, if you think about it, if a recruiter can’t follow your resume, then you can say goodbye to a future employer actually reading it as well. We are far more patient.

So here’s a list of common mistakes on resumes; in no particular order:

14 Common Mistakes Found on Resumes

We have all heard the saying “first impressions are lasting impressions” and resumes are truly your first chance to WOW the hiring managers, so make it count! Take the time to edit and be clear – so we can introduce you to your next role!

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