The Resume Mistakes Flushing NY

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

Trac Traders Inc
(718) 463-4495
4210 Colden St
Flushing, NY
 
Aim Advisory Co
(718) 321-7393
13621 Roosevelt Ave Ste 306
Flushing, NY
 
Juno Healthcare Staffing System Inc
(718) 396-7325
9131 Queens Blvd
Flushing, NY
 
E & G Employment Agency Inc
(718) 205-5255
8945 Elmhurst Ave
Flushing, NY
 
Solution Employment Agency Corp
(718) 205-5051
4012 83rd St
Flushing, NY
 
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(718) 358-8815
13349 41st Rd
Flushing, NY
 
People Employment Svces
(718) 353-1665
13679 Roosevelt Ave
Flushing, NY
 
Avihak Employment Agency Corp
(718) 626-6437
Flushing, NY
 
Com-Tek Agency Inc
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Flushing, NY
 
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(718) 461-8000
4039 172nd St
Flushing, NY
 

The Resume Mistakes

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

1. Typos and Grammatical Errors

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

2. Lack of Specifics

Employers need to understand what you've done and accomplished. 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.

3. Attempting One Size Fits All

Whenever you try to develop a one-size-fits-all résumé to send to all employers, you almost always end up with something employers will toss in the recycle bin. Employers want you to write a résumé specifically for them. They expect you to clearly show how and why you fit the position in a specific organization.

4. Highlighting Duties Instead of Accomplishments

It's easy to slip into a mode where you simply start listing job duties on your resume. For example:

  • Attended group meetings and recorded minutes.
  • Worked with children in a day-care setting.
  • Updated departmental files.
  • ...

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