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30 10, 2017

5 Resume Mistakes That Will Haunt You

2017-10-30T10:07:28-04:00Categories: General Job Search Advice|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Since tomorrow is Halloween, we've decided to write a blog about a job seeker's biggest fear- resume mistakes! Your resume is the main tool to find employment, so making a mistake on that document can be costly. There is a lot that can go wrong on a resume. However, this time we've focused on a few mistakes that will certainly haunt you later on in your job search. 1. Typos & Grammatical Errors These are one of the easiest mistakes to avoid, but also one of the most common. While having a typo or two may not seem like a [...]

24 05, 2017

Tips for Proofreading Your Resume

2017-05-24T08:28:34-04:00Categories: Resumes & Cover Letters|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Your resume ultimately serves as the determining factor that either moves you forward in the hiring process, or leaves you behind. For this reason, it’s astonishing that some candidates don’t proofread their resumes prior to sending them. Since a resume is so important, it’s smart to give it a proper read over. While proofreading certainly isn’t fun, one small grammar mistake could wind up costing you the job. Something so trivial shouldn’t cost you the job. To help, we’ll be discussing proofreading tips when working on a resume. […]