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Posted September 03, 2014 by

Writing Resumes for Entry Level Jobs? 7 Myths that Can Harm Them

For those of you writing resumes for entry level jobs, don’t fall for these seven myths found in the following post that could harm these documents.

When it comes to resumes, many job seekers seem to think all they need is a cover letter to fill in those pesky work gaps and mention those in-demand soft skills. Unfortunately, that mindset means your resume ends up on the rejection heap – and that you stay unemployed. “There are quite a

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Posted March 21, 2013 by

6 Myths about Resume Writing

Person reviewing or editing a resume

Person reviewing or editing a resume. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

After surveying human resource and recruiting experts in its network, employment site discovered six myth-busting tips that will surprise you:

Myth: You need an objective statement.
Once it was imperative that you start your resume with a statement declaring your career objective or your hope in the next career move. Well, fuggetaboutit, as they say in New York! Bright learned that recruiters are more interested in your experience and qualifications and skip over this section entirely. (more…)