Thousands of companies around the world float job postings daily and literally millions of people apply. One of the most daunting tasks HR managers have at hand is sorting out piles and piles of resumes to make the best hiring decision. It’s like locating a needle in a haystack. Human psychology has a lot to do in resume making. You might be the king of your skill, but your resume mistakes could ruin your image and your CV would go straight to the dustbin.
Laszlo Bock, Google’s senior VP of people operations has reviewed thousands and thousands of resumes. He lays down some of the basic criterion for the resume and what mistakes could crush any CV.
Your Resume Has Typo(s)
Strange it may sound by a majority of the resumes are riddled with typos. Remember, a single typo in your CV is enough for rejection. You are applying for a job with a CV which is not flawless in language? According to Bock, companies are not here to check your English writing skills, but typos show that you do not have a keen interest, attention to …read more