Get Interviews: Avoid These Common Resume Pitfalls

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Get Interviews: Improve your job search results by avoiding these common resume pitfalls:

Trying to Be All Things

Choosing a focus can seem limiting! Review effective marketing campaigns (remember, your resume is a marketing tool), and you will consistently find cohesive, compelling messaging. Even at a career fair, your resume must present a focused picture of your value-add to the organization. Bring multiple versions if necessary.

Generic Summary

A summary or professional profile is standard on today’s resumes, acting as a commercial for employers. Most summaries use canned language and

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