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resume tips

Avoid these 7 common mistakes when crafting your resume.

Figuring out what to do after graduation can be difficult enough.

The internships leading up, the job search, and submitting multiple applications is an arduous process that can be painstakingly rough. The common variable among all of these is the need for a solid resume that will set you apart from your peers.

Crafting the perfect resume leads to nightmares. What accomplishments will I leave off? What do they want to hear? Did I spell everything correctly? How am I going to fit this all on one page?

These are just a few of the questions surrounding the creation of a flawless CV.

Many resume writing tips that are presumed “common knowledge” can actually hurt your chances of landing that dream position.

USA Today has put together a solid list of 7 things you should not include with your resume including the pompous third-person voice.

Curious what else you should avoid putting on your resume?

Check out the full list, courtesy of USA Today, by clicking here.

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