Relying on outdated sources of job-searching advice
Job-search conventions have changed dramatically in the last decade. Yet many books and experts are still doling out outdated advice that are not helping your chances now. Ideally your advice should come from sources who have done a significant amount of hiring themselves—and recently, not a couple of decades ago.
Mainly listing job duties on your resume, rather than accomplishments
Accomplishments count on your resume; mere job descriptions don’t belong on your resume. What did you accomplish in this job that someone else might not have? Answer should reflect on your resume.
Feeling that your resume must be a complete account of everything you’ve ever done
Your resume is a marketing document intended to present you, your skills, and your experience in the strongest light…Continue Reading >>