Avoiding The Resume Mistakes Corcoran CA

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Le Tip of Fairfield
(707) 631-9646
1111 Webster St
Fairfield, CA
 
Access Staffing Inc
(408) 557-9600
4300 Stevens Creek Blvd
San Jose, CA
 
Acrobat Staffing
(408) 844-0772
1400 Coleman Ave Ste G14
San Jose, CA
 
Proteus, Inc.
(559) 499-2140
1815 Van Ness Ave
Fresno, CA
 
360 Degrees Customer
(408) 719-9900
4423 Fortran Ct Ste 114
San Jose, CA
 
hospitality resource network
(888) 767-9765
2223 West Ball Road # 293
Anaheim,, CA
 
Los Arboles Staffing Inc.
(805) 487-6444
280 South Ventura Rd.
Oxnard, CA
 
Abreau & Associates Inc
(408) 452-8444
1619 Carmel Dr
San Jose, CA
 
SAMANTHA'S BEAUTY SALON
(562) 285-8556
7443 CERRITOS AVENUE
STANTON, CA
 
Labor Ready
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1608 W. Glenoaks Blvd. Suite B
Glendale, CA
 

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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