There are people who leave the Objective heading off the resume. These
are resume blunders. Not a good idea. The hiring manager wants to know
up front what position it is you are applying for. No guess work on
their part, so please always include it. Resume mistakes are common, so
lets try to be very detailed in the objective.
understanding the hiring managers position.
Potential employers want to read about your past experience and
achievements and what you can bring to the table. Their position is to
screen for the qualifications.
So make sure they are there.
3. Listing only your
These people are looking for a candidates strong point, to fill the
qualifications they have already established. So express your
contributions you have made in the field you are applying for.
4. Leaving off valuable
If you state decreased rejects by 30% you are leaving information.
So say you had a 30% reduction in rejects annually after implementing
your program in the department.
5. Using passive
(Responsibilities include) is one of these statements. Better would be
Managed areas of my position or took the lead on the development of the
6. Attention getters on
If a resume screener has 100's of screenings to get done today, do you
really think they want to see pink or purple paper. Or some sort of
label stuck to it.
7. Being untruthful.
If this does get you an interview then be prepared. Hiring managers are
savvy with a great deal of knowledge behind them.
Also they will bring people in on the interview who have particular
knowledge of the qualifications of the posted job.
They will be able to tell. Very embarrassing.
They also know other company managers in the area to let your secret