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6 Overlooked Mistakes That May be Costing You an Interview

When we submit a resume for a position, for better or worse, we are being judged on much more than the merit of our work experience. We are also being judged on more than the content of the resume and the way we present it. Employers and recruiters take notice of small mistakes, which are often overlooked by the writer. Some of them may not even be readily classifiable as mistakes, but are major issues that make identifying your resume and tying it to you more difficult. What are these small things that may be costing you an interviewRead More.


31 Incredibly Unprofessional Things People Do on Their Resumes
As a resume and cover letter writer, I’ve worked with people from all walks of life–blue collar, white collar, professionals, and high-ranking executives–conceptualizing, polishing, perfecting, or completely overhauling their resumes. One thing consistently surprises me: there seems to be a low correlation between a person’s career success and their capacity to compose a solid resume. I often wonder how people have made it as far as they have with the resumes they’ve been using.  Read More.

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Want to Sound Unprofessional? Here Are the 30 Words People Mispronounce the Most
Being correct isn’t easy.
And, let’s face it, even when you are it doesn’t always seem to matter.

The world turns in such mercurial ways that doing things right won’t automatically raise you to higher glories.

Still, you’re a professional and you like doing things right.

Here, then, is a list compiled by Dictionary.com of the words people mispronounce most often.

The site says that it compiled this list on the basis of its internal data. Read More.


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