Five Of The Biggest Mistakes You Are Putting On Your Resume
Posted on May 24, 2020
Writing your resume is a very personal task. Make sure you detail all of your professional experience and convey who you are as an employee.
To get you started in crafting a powerful resume, aim to avoid these common missteps:
#1. Apply the ‘so what’ test as you write your resume. If you say you are an excellent communicator be sure to explain why in a succinct way.
#2. Know your brand – what do you want people to know about you, and be sure to lead with that. Don’t make the mistake of sounding off-topic as you run the risk of looking like you don’t know what you’re talking about.
#3. Take time to customise your resume for each application. If you find you are rushing through this step, then ask yourself – are you really interested in this job?
#4. Be very clear with the layout of your resume. If it is jumbled it will be read as that.
#5. Eye for detail. Dot your I’s, cross your T’s, punctuate your sentences, standardise the presentation of your bullet points, spell check, use full sentences.
Don’t forget you can book time with a Salary Coach who can work with you on nailing your resume using our ‘Resume Power Session’ booking.