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HRM CA | 02 Aug 2018, 12:00 AM Agree 0
How many times have you looked down at a CV and felt a pang of suspicion?
  • Professional | 02 Aug 2018, 11:54 AM Agree 0
    What is worse. I worked with a few agencies on a recent job search and one was recommending these activities on my resume. Not just reword or add these items we've discussed. They wanted to me to create job titles that sounded good and would catch attention. That's great I get attention but what will their impression of me be when they check my reference. I'm not soiling my name to get noticed.
  • Hannah | 26 Sep 2018, 02:44 AM Agree 0
    I think some things are clear indications that a candidate is trying to either hide something or coverup or is either too causal to care.
    Like I have seen so many resumes with very limited or vague to almost no information regarding previous employment. The resume describes the person’s roles at length, but fails to point out any specific accomplishments.

    The biggest red flag according to me is a sloppy resume with loads of formatting grammatical errors. 1 or 2 mistakes that too typos,not blunders, are fine. But if a candidate can't get his/her resume, which is like the first impression of the candidate, right then I highly doubt how detail oriented they would be.
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