10 Common Mistakes Found On Resumes In 2017

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Even in 2017, many of the same mistakes are still being made on resumes. In my years of experience hiring talent for my teams, I have seen thousands of resumes. I have gathered a list of the most common mistakes found on resumes and I will be sharing with you how to fix them and why you shouldn’t be an offender.  By fixing these common mistakes, it will ensure your resume will compete with other resumes that get noticed. The ideal goal is to get you to land more interviews and job offers!


Here are the most common mistakes:

#1 Spelling and grammar errors on your resume

#2 Including your address

#3 Including your graduation dates

#4 Being too lengthy or too brief

#5 Incorrect format and over designing the layout

#6 Being caught in a lie

#7 Not customizing your application

#8 Resume is more than one page

#9 Objective section is not adding to your case

#10 Including irrelevant experience or hobbies


Do you have any resume pet peeves? I would love to hear from you! Comment on the video below.

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