Avoiding The Resume Mistakes Flushing NY

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

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13349 41st Rd
Flushing, NY
 
People Employment Svces
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13679 Roosevelt Ave
Flushing, NY
 
Avihak Employment Agency Corp
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Flushing, NY
 
Com-Tek Agency Inc
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Flushing, NY
 
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4039 172nd St
Flushing, NY
 
Aim Advisory Co
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13621 Roosevelt Ave Ste 306
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Juno Healthcare Staffing System Inc
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9131 Queens Blvd
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E & G Employment Agency Inc
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8945 Elmhurst Ave
Flushing, NY
 
Solution Employment Agency Corp
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4012 83rd St
Flushing, NY
 
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7254 Main St
Flushing, 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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