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7 Resume Mistakes You Need to Avoid

6 seconds.

According to a study done by TheLadders, that’s how much time a recruiter or hiring manager is going to give your resume.

I know, I know. That’s sad and discouraging to hear, especially if you’ve just spent hours and hours painstakingly crafting every word and tweaking margins and font sizes to achieve god-like resume status.

(At least you’re not a professional speed stacker, whose career depends on how quickly you can build a cup-pyramid and tear it down in much less than 6 seconds. But that’s beside the point.)

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