Seven Mistakes That Make Your Resume Look Old

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You want employers to call home

In this mobile age, it's more important than ever to be accessible whenever a recruiter wants to contact you. As a result, Augustine recommends that you use your cell phone number, rather than your home phone number, on your resume. Not only will you be able to maintain contact during your (and the recruiter's) workday, but you'll also have control over the voicemail, who picks up the phone and when.

Resumes, like many other marketing materials, have an expiration date. As technology changes and the job-search process becomes more mobile, it's important to reevaluate and edit your resume periodically. Your resume is a reflection of you – and you don't want recruiters thinking you're outdated because your document is. Amanda Augustine, a job search expert for TheLadders, has identified seven ways to know if your resume needs an update.

 

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