Top Resume Mistakes!

November 27, 2015 at 4:47 pm

I decided to follow the requests of many of my faithful readers and add a Jobs category to ajsnetworking.com. It was with much trepidation that I did this, since it is definitely not an area of my expertise. But I will certainly lean on the input of you readers and some excellent research sources.

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Enjoy this first post in the category – the top mistakes the top recruiters see in resumes today!

  • Typos and/or grammatical errors
  • Overly causal tone
  • Jargon/cliches
  • Two-plus pages
  • “Snazzy” backgrounds or borders
  • Writing in the third person
  • Clip art or emojis
  • Cringeworthy quotes
  • Unprofessional e-mail addresses
  • Unprofessional fonts

Avoid these for sure!