Get Hired!: 10 Reasons Your Job Resume Is Being Ignored

These common mistakes could be holding you (and your career) back.

The Missing Piece – One surefire way to have your resume ignored is to miss the instructions given on the job posting. Many job seekers forget to attach a cover letter or put the wrong verbiage in the subject field. When there are specific instructions on what documents should be submitted or how they should be submitted, be sure to carefully follow every direction. This again is an opportunity to show a potential employer that you pay attention to detail.

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  • Blinks

    This is a great qeiutson. Being a recent graduate myself, finding a job seems impossible. The biggest thing you can do is network, and social media allows for tons of networking opportunities. Each time I applied for a job (which I usually found on an online job search website) I would go to LinkedIn and try and connect with whoever was in charge at that particular company. This gives you two different outlets to apply, and an employer will likely remember your name if they see it twice. This will show you are interested, and it worked for me!

  • Maya

    Depends on how you want to cite them. If you just want “wrote articles for major media oltteus ,” it should be a simple line item under your summary of experience.If you want to go all-out, created a header labeled “Publications.” Under it, create a format that goes something like this:”Title of my article.” _Newspaper name_ (online), Month day, year. Available at URL.If you’re creating an HTML version of your resume, make the URL a link.References :