Twelve Points to Leave Off Your Resume - Slide 12

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What actually happens in the office is really different from what’s in the job description. No job ad ever said “extensive brown-nosing experience is a must.” No department ever actually hired someone to make all that money from running the coffee pot and getting supplies. Other useful skills that you should keep out of the document include: getting the boss home when he’s incapacitated; ‘borrowing’ office supplies from other departments; fudging expense reports to get things done; beating the internal procurement system; and pushing expenses into someone else’s budget.

The first hurdle in any job hunt is building your resume. Ultimately, your first draft is a template for something that you are going to tailor based on each opportunity (if you’re serious about the job). Pulling it together is a painful process of learning how to see yourself from the outside. Writing for Glassdoor.com, John Sumser, founder and editor-in-chief of HRExaminer, offers a few guidelines for items you should definitely not include in your resume.

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