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Tuesday March 26, 2013

Resume Red Flags--Ten Reasons Your Resume Gets The Cold Shoulder

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If your resume has been floating around in cyber space without a nibble from prospective employers your frustration level has probably reached all-time high. There could be identifiable reasons your resume is getting ignored. Here are ten top resume red flags and what you can do to prevent them.

  1. Your resume presents a zig zag career path.

    If your resume jumps around professionally you'll be seen as unstable and a high risk to employers. It's up to you to show the continuity of your career path. Don't expect employers to understand why you moved from sales to accounting to project management. They won't see the value in your breadth of skills. Emphasize the transferable skills you've used throughout your career.



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