Missing Contact Info — While it’s important to protect your identity online, potential employers won’t even bother to look at a resume that doesn’t contain at least a phone number and an e-mail address. It’s sometimes OK to skip the mailing address, but there are no exceptions for phone number and e-mail address. Make it as easy as possible for the company to get in contact with you.
Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.