Seven Mistakes That Make Your Resume Look Old

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Your resume is weighed down by too many bullets or dense blocks of text (or both)

If you have six seconds to catch a recruiters' eye, you need to make them count. Avoid dense blocks of text or long bulleted lists. The key is to format the information in a way that makes it easy to scan quickly to recognize your job goals and relevant qualifications and achievements.

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 Your resume is a reflection of you – and you don't want recruiters thinking you're outdated because your document is.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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