Avoiding The Resume Mistakes Staten Island NY

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

Comforce Staffing Services
(718) 981-9100
1807 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY
 
Association of Personal Consultants of Ny State
(718) 727-9800
Staten Island, NY
 
The Rightech Group
(718) 983-7799
1000 South Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Sweeney & Assocs
(914) 761-4761
1 N Broadway
White Plains, NY
 
Denver Associates
(212) 725-8300
171 Madison Ave Rm 300
New York, NY
 
Shelwood Enterprises
(212) 635-9700
87 Boylan St
Staten Island, NY
 
D and D Executive Search Inc
(718) 227-3426
Staten Island, NY
 
Career Capital
(718) 568-3666
900 South Ave
Staten Island, NY
 
Career Links Agency Ltd
(212) 686-0101
113 E 31st St Apt 3C
New York, NY
 
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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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