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Avoid These Common Interview and Resume Mistakes

AUTHOR: Darlene Zambruski
POSTED: March 19, 2013 at 8:34 am

A resume is your first chance to make a favorable impression on a hiring manager.

An interview may be your last chance to convince the individual to give you a shot at the job.

This video from Career TV, provides excellent advice to make the most of your chances. You need to avoid:

  • Profanity
  • Slang
  • Negativity – every problem was someone else’s fault. You refuse to accept accountability.
  • Resumes that are too busy. Those printed on colored paper or with exotic fonts.

Follow the advice of this experts from:

  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers
  • Mayo Clinic
  • IBM
  • Asram Sylvania
  • Boeing
  • JP Morgan Chase

…and more…

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Darlene Z.

Darlene Zambruski is a resume writing expert and CPRW (Certified Professional Resume Writer) with more than 13 years of industry experience. She has authored 10,000+ resumes in every industry and at every career level.

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