10 resume mistakes that turn off employers
Text: Randolph L Stevens; Photo: istockphoto.com
7. Poor readability
Readability equals digestibility. Simplify industry jargon and acronyms so that anyone can understand your resume. Isolate accomplishments from job duties and focus on transferable skills that are universal to any industry.
If you can't tell it, you won't sell it. Tell it in bullets. Dense paragraphs and long, run-on sentences guarantee an employer's yawn, and ultimately, a deleted resume. Digestibility equals relevancy.