Avoiding The Resume Mistakes Brooklyn NY

Includes how-to tips, advice, and information related to avoiding top ten resume mistakes. Includes links to other frequently made resume mistakes.

Penda Aiken Inc
(718) 643-4880
330 Livingston St
Brooklyn, NY
 
Polinter Travel
(718) 349-6590
160 Norman Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Kambridge Staffing
(718) 859-1600
1701 Utica Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Esteve Employment Agency
(718) 251-1108
8402 Flatlands Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Federation Employment Guidance Service
(718) 336-2836
938 Kings Hwy
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Jobville Inc
(718) 383-5250
922 Manhattan Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
Shaffin Enterprises In Incorporated
(718) 946-5846
8742 25th Ave
Brooklyn, NY
 
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(718) 780-9200
250 Schermerhorn St
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Church Ave Merchants Block Assn
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18 Marlborough Rd
Brooklyn, NY
 
Poland Employment Agency
(718) 349-8787
861 Manhattan Ave Ste 20
Brooklyn, NY
 

Avoiding The Resume Mistakes

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It's deceptively easy to make mistakes on your resume and exceptionally difficult to repair the damage once an employer has your resume. So prevention is critical, especially if you've never written a resume before. Here are the most common pitfalls and how you can avoid them.

Typos and Grammatical Errors

Your resume needs to be perfect from a grammatical standpoint. If it isn't, employers will read between the lines and draw not-so-flattering conclusions about you. Among them: "This person can't write," or "This person obviously doesn't care."

Lack of Specifics

Employers need to understand what you've done and accomplished. Take the following for example:

  • Worked with employees in a restaurant setting.
  • Recruited, hired, trained and supervised more than 20 employees in a restaurant with $2 million in annual sales.

Both of these phrases could describe the same person, but clearly the second one's details and specifics will more likely grab an employer's attention.

Attempting One Size Fits All

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Incorrect Contact Information

I once worked with a student whose resume seemed incredibly strong, but he wasn't getting any bites from employers. So one day, I jokingly asked him if the phone number he'd listed on his resume was correct. It wasn't. Once he changed it, he started getting the calls he'd been expecting. Moral of the story: Double-check even the most minute, taken-for-granted details -- sooner rather than later....


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