Avoiding The Resume Mistakes Yonkers NY

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

New York State of
(914) 376-8810
525 Nepperhan Ave
Yonkers, NY
 
Labor Ready
(914) 964-1350
471 McLean Ave
Yonkers, NY
 
4 D Staffing Agency
(718) 708-5819
2426 Eastchester Rd
Bronx, NY
 
Polish Connection Employment Referral Service Agency Inc
(631) 722-5405
465 Sound Shore Rd
Riverhead, NY
 
1199 Health & Human Service Employment Center
(212) 268-9255
330 W 42nd St
New York, NY
 
N Y State of
(914) 376-8810
525 Nepperhan Ave
Yonkers, NY
 
Queens Opportunity Center
(718) 523-7100
9004 161st St Ste 201
Jamaica, NY
 
Dapexs Consultants Inc
(315) 484-9300
5109 W Genesee St
Camillus, NY
 
Michael Richards Assocs
(516) 777-2255
1670 Old Country Rd
Plainview, NY
 
International Hospitality Agency
(212) 684-4908
15 E 40th St
New York, 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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