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Avoiding The Resume Mistakes Warren MI

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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(586) 365-2393
2122 15 Mile
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Substitute Teachers Unlimited
(586) 582-0874
30500 Van Dyke Ave
Warren, MI
 
Altman Jules MD
(586) 574-2000
11900 E 12 Mile Rd
Warren, MI
 
Pro Tech Resorces
(586) 778-8045
15192 E 13 Mile Rd
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(586) 751-5000
30100 Van Dyke Ave
Warren, MI
 
Med Staff Plus
(586) 558-9910
27190 Dequindre Rd
Warren, MI
 
Select Staffing
(586) 268-3255
5639 E 13 Mile Rd
Warren, MI
 
Employers Temporary Service Inc
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30642 Dequindre Rd
Warren, MI
 
Michigan Staffing
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29400 Van Dyke Ave
Warren, MI
 
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(586) 296-1266
14061 E 13 Mile Rd
Warren, MI
 

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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