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
 
The Melville Group Inc
(631) 421-5560
734 Walt Whitman Rd
Melville, NY
 
A Taylor Ltd
(212) 213-5600
275 Madison Ave Ste 1518
New York, NY
 
Tri-State Employment Services Inc
(212) 346-7960
160 Broadway Fl 15
New York, NY
 
N Y State of
(914) 376-8810
525 Nepperhan Ave
Yonkers, NY
 
5th Avenue Temporary Service
(212) 972-1111
1430 Bway
New York, NY
 
An Extra Hand Ny
(516) 750-5649
224 Franklin Ave
Hewlett, NY
 
Lightning Fast Labor Force Servs
(585) 546-2718
146 University Ave
Rochester, NY
 
Premier Medical Staffing
(516) 255-0145
2901 Long Beach Rd
Oceanside, 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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