I’ve had the opportunity to review a few thousand resumes over my time, and I’m regularly frustrated by some simple gaffes that people make over and over. Want to get the job? Avoid these mistakes:
1. “Cover letter attached.” People insist on attaching their cover letters as PDFs….
I’m out of the hiring game at the moment, but I have hired many, many great people who have broken these rules - multipage resumes, especially. But I’ve hired people with typos in their stuff. I don’t care if people can spell, unless it’s an editing job. Your loss of a potentially brilliant person is my gain.