CV and Resumé Mistakes to Avoid

Submitted by: Colin Cuthbert

You might be the perfect candidate for that dream job for which you’re applying. You have all the skills and experience necessary to do the job brilliantly. However, the recruiter won’t give you a second thought if you submit a poorly crafted resumé or CV. (A curriculum vitae, abbreviated CV, is used mostly in academia, education, science and research.)

This infographic from Ayers Management lists some of the most common – and frankly unbelievable – mistakes that thousands of job applicants make when writing their CV or resumé, as well as the clichés that employers hate to hear from any applicant. It also gives a series of recommendations for jobseekers when compiling their CV and resumé.

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