Anyone looking for a job these days knows the path to an interview is paved with more than its share of challenges. The stepping stones include networking, résumé prep, social media optimization, pre-interviews—all this even before you get to the interview.
The most challenging step for many is résumé preparation. That’s because CVs are screened by a bot and often by a time-pressed recruiter. If you fail to impress, it could be curtains.
Fortunately, there’s a new study that highlights résumé mistakes to avoid. It was done by Mateja Vukomanović of OfficeNeedle, a site that offers guidance in best business practices. Below are the biggest résumé mistakes identified by the 2,800 employers interviewed:
1. POOR GRAMMAR OR TYPOS