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Resume Formatting

Since online job marketing and searching has become so popular, some of the old rules of resume writing have changed.  Resume experts used to advise that you add your own personal flare and character to the resume.  These days, any formatting used to add such character can wreak havoc on your resume when it is added to an HTML database or when a major company tries to scan it into their employment files.  This could not only cause headaches for anyone reviewing your resume, but could even keep you from getting the job.  Here are some tips for formatting your resume to be technology friendly:

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Top 10 Technical Resume Mistakes

Top 10 Technical Resume Mistakes

 

This is a short post just to highlight the Top 10 on JDR’s list of resume mistakes.  The resume will not get you a job…however, it is a powerful tool that should be carefully put together

 

Top 10 Technical Resume mistakes:

 

1.     lacks clearly demonstrated experience with required skills

2.     objective does not match the position you apply for- better to leave it off if it doesn’t match

3.     complete dates and type of experience per position are not clearly defined- chronological is usually best & clearly show what you’ve done, where & when

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