Allison Viverito

20 Things You Should Leave Off Your Résumé and LinkedIn Profile

Blog Post created by Allison Viverito on Feb 26, 2015

Your résumé is quite possibly one of the most important things you will ever write. It is your introduction to a potential employer and, as we all know, first impressions are everything.

 

Are you putting your best foot forward with your résumé? 

 

The article “20 Things You Should Leave Off Your Résumé and LinkedIn Profile” on Inc.com discusses things that you might want to rethink putting on your résumé. Do you still have the retail job you had in high school on there? You might want to lose it. Were you the reigning hot dog eating contest champ at the Hometown County Fair three years running? Unless your special skill directly relates to the position you are applying for, Inc.com says to leave it off of your résumé. What else should you leave off? Hop on over to Inc.com and read the story now to find out.  Also, make sure to take advantage of the great resources that the ACS Career Navigator™ has to offer. We have guides to help you craft the perfect curriculum vitae for academic positions or write the best résumé for industrial and governmental positions.

 

No matter what your career needs are, ACS Career Navigator™ is here to help.

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