Top 5 Resume Fails You Will Want to Avoid

When writing a resume, it can be difficult to get everything right – there’s so many things to remember and to note what you should and shouldn’t put on it. have put together the top 5 resume fails that you should always avoid – which have you done before?


  1. Paddingdon’t lie on your resume!
  2. Zero Keywords – look for the right keywords to include.
  3. Cliches – don’t put in over-used buzzwords.
  4. Pore Grammer [sic] – entrust friends or family to read your resume to spy any mistakes.
  5. Lack of Customisation – avoid any outdated statement – be creative!

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By Laurence Hebberd