Your resume says a lot about you, and it can make or break whether you get a job or end up at that college you really, really, really want to attend. Avoid common errors when you’re putting it together.iStockphoto.com

Don't make these resume mistakes

Your resume is often the first contact you make with a potential employer or college admissions officer, and it can make or break your chances of getting to the next step in the process. Avoid common resume mistakes that could cost you the job (or keep you from getting into your favorite college). Failure to demons …

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  1. Don't make these resume mistakes

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    Your resume is often the first contact you make with a potential employer or college admissions officer, and it can make or break your chances of getting to the next step in the process. Avoid common resume mistakes that could cost you the job (or keep you from getting into your favorite college).

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    Your resume says a lot about you, and it can make or break whether you get a job or end up at that college you really, really, really want to attend. Avoid common errors when you’re putting it together.
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