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5 resume mistakes that can ruin your career

By SiliconIndia  |   Monday, 20 June 2011, 15:11 Hrs   |    38 Comments
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Bangalore: In today's competitive world, silly mistakes in your resume can lead to a major downfall in your career. Regardless of the advantage of good potentials, one can never prosper in his/her career development and is likely to loose a good career opportunity if he ignores such mistakes in resume. Following are the avoidable mistakes one should keep in mind while framing a resume.

1. Vague contact details



The most essential for a resume is to have clear contact details mentioning a phone number where potential employers can talk to you directly. There should be a formal and an uncomplicated address - mostly a combination of first and last name. Unclear or vague contact details can mislead an employer and one may loose the opportunity of grabbing the right job.

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5: it will of great help for freshers ,however i you send a proforma on which a resume should be prepared it would serve the better cause
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VivekAtre Replied to: chetan - 01 Jul, 2011
8: good..............
but too much backdated..........
everybody knows these and so there is nothing to highlight...
please try something new for us.....
Posted by:biplab - 30 Jun, 2011
9:
Nice piece of Information/tips, but headline may not need to be so damn frightening.. Anyway, good work, useful for ppl who are freshers or in the initial phases of career...
Guest Replied to: biplab - 01 Jul, 2011
10: IT IS GOOD INFROMAION FURNISHED AND IT WILL COVER ALL THE ASPECTS OF ESSENTIALS REQUIRED FOR THE EXMPLOYER AND IT WILL GIVE INFORMATION THE PERSONILITY OF INDLIVIDUAL WHO APPORACH THE FOR EMPLOYMENT.
Posted by:P.R.Malleswara rao - 25 Jun, 2011
11: All these five points are fundamental principles to be kept in mind while preparing a resume by a job aspirant.
Posted by:K.Sridhar - 22 Jun, 2011
12: I agree this points that's true and this would be a useful information to all the people.
Posted by:Dinesh Sharma - 21 Jun, 2011
13:
oh
incest singh Replied to: Dinesh Sharma - 23 Jun, 2011
14: This is a nice tips,which is helps to enhance our resume framing knowledge....
Posted by:Maniratnam - 21 Jun, 2011
15: It was great to have these key points on resume must help in getting good opportunity.
Posted by:Sanjay Singh - 21 Jun, 2011
16: Very Very useful , everyone makes the same mistakes without knowing what it may lead to.Thanks for being informative.
Posted by:Rajendra Waghmare - 21 Jun, 2011
17: Any way, the effort is good and worth to appreciate. And of course ti is time for Mr. Karthik Kiran to stop. I personally
think that his words are not noteworthy.
Posted by:Pappukuttan P V - 21 Jun, 2011
18: Very useful point to keep in mind.
Posted by:Prabhat - 21 Jun, 2011
19: All the 5 points are really helpful and useful for us.
Posted by:Poonam Chawla - 21 Jun, 2011
20: It is usful to all in life
Posted by:Mohanan.C.B. - 21 Jun, 2011
21: i agree this points .very useful to all
Posted by:durai murugan - 21 Jun, 2011
22: Ashwini.s

I agree this points that's true and this would be a useful information to all the people......And mostly fifth point correct
Posted by:Ashwini - 21 Jun, 2011
23:
I agree with U only the FIFTH point is useful. All other points are very basic and may be useful for FRESHERS.
Abhay Replied to: Ashwini - 23 Jun, 2011
24: Every point mentioned here is emphatically correct and true!
Posted by:Prakhar - 20 Jun, 2011
25: Very rarely the first 4 mistakes are commited by any one but the 5point is really true and most of them may not have any idea of doing it in this way... Good.....
Posted by:Rajendra - 20 Jun, 2011
26: Tip 5 is really true, instead of summarizing skills in a paragraph, it good to use bullet point.
Posted by:Brajesh Soni - 20 Jun, 2011
27: You talk about spelling and grammatical errors...look who's talking!
Posted by:Karthik Krishnan - 20 Jun, 2011
28:
Guys! All Tamilians are like that only. You should listen to their pronunciation. He BHAGWAAN let him talk HINDI
sinil Replied to: Karthik Krishnan - 23 Jun, 2011
29:
I think, if someone have to criticize anybody, he should say it respectfully. The way you expressed your point only shows your anger. You can add one more point that “keep your
Eyes on spelling and grammatical errors while making resume”
chandan Replied to: Karthik Krishnan - 20 Jun, 2011
30: I believe that at this level, you should not be making mistakes such as loose vs. lose. Please shape up or ship out.
Posted by:Karthik Krishnan - 20 Jun, 2011
31:
you just have been F#@%&d up. Please think before you give comment on any thing. if you can't appreciate a good/ informative article, please don't express your anger on writers. at least his article help many to avoid these mistakes and get a good job.
sonu Replied to: Karthik Krishnan - 21 Jun, 2011
32:
Had a bad start today buddy? Anyway your comments gave me a reason to smile and appreciate that it was not only me who started the day on a wrong note. Chill man
Tushar Ray Replied to: Karthik Krishnan - 20 Jun, 2011
33:
People like u don't respect others and don't get either. Just look at this page only. Even you know better English than the article writer still nobody is appreciating your negative effort.
Abhijit Replied to: Karthik Krishnan - 20 Jun, 2011
34:
what the hell do you think of yourself,you seems to be very familiar with english language then do something for it.
sandy Replied to: Karthik Krishnan - 20 Jun, 2011
35:
If you are so sure about the English language, why don't you teach us?
Kingshuk Replied to: Karthik Krishnan - 20 Jun, 2011
36:
At least he has made the effort of explaining the flaws in resume. Don't keep criticizing him. Do something constructive
Kingshuk Replied to: Karthik Krishnan - 20 Jun, 2011
37:
Every job seeker need to pinpoint of these mentioned tips.very intellectual advice to me,
Thanks very much.Mohanadas.V.
Mohanadas Velayudhan Replied to: Arun - 22 Jun, 2011
38:
Dont try to be too smart... I believe, language is for the communication... Instead of critizing the writer, applause him for his intention... Or you come up with another useful tips.
Arun Replied to: Karthik Krishnan - 20 Jun, 2011