FOR DECADES, THERE HAVE been predictions that resumes will one day be a thing of the past. However, here we are in 2020, and submitting a resume continues to be a must when you apply for a job. The rise of applicant tracking systems and keyword rankings have only increased the importance of resume writing if you are primarily applying for jobs online instead of through referrals.
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With so much riding on this document to set you apart from thousands of other applicants, here are 10 resume mistakes you should avoid:
- Don’t include a picture.
- Don’t misrepresent employment dates.
- Don’t include graduation dates.
- Omit irrelevant volunteer work.
- Omit outdated credentials.
- Don’t list every online class you’ve taken.
- Be mindful of errors.
- Don’t send the wrong document format.
- Don’t use subjective language.
- Don’t embellish or lie.
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