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Avoid These Common Resume Mistakes

Avoid These Common Resume Mistakes

Applying for new jobs is a multi-part process. You can’t just fire off a general resume and cover letter; everything needs to be tailored to the specific position. That makes sense — and presents you in the best light to prospective employers — but it’s also a lot of work.

You Need To Explain That Gap In Your Resume

You Need To Explain That Gap In Your Resume

If you leave a long gap between jobs in your resume, employers are less than half as likely to call you to talk further, according to research by resume-writing company ResumeGo. While a one or two-year gap only slightly decreases your chance of getting a call, a three-year gap cuts…