When they say you gotta ‘sell’ yourself well to land a good job, some people take it rather literally. Throwing himself into the job ‘market’, Akash Neeraj Mittal, an IIT-Kolkata alumnus, created a Flipkart-like resume, to well, raise his stakes to land an assistant product manager job at the hallowed Ecommerce company.
Considering the average recruiter spends 5 to 7 seconds to read a resume, as a job seeker you’re privileged with a time-frame not much longer than the blink of an eye in which to convince the reader your document doesn’t deserve to be binned. Ouch, that’s gotta hurt! Here’s some egregious mistakes people commonly make with their resumes.
Being a website that aims to help your career, we know that making a great resume is the first step towards that. While in certain cases, a few gramatical and lingual transgressions can be easily forgiven, for a content writing position, being grammatically sound is crucial. So, using theresumes we received for an opening as reference, these are the 12 worst mistakes, we spotted across the resumes.