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What Should Never Be on My Resume?

  • Height, weight, age, date of birth, place of birth, marital status, sex, race, health (some of these items may be necessary on an International Resume) or social security number (NEVER!)
  • The word "Resume" at the top!
  • Any statement that begins with "I" or "My"
  • Reasons for leaving previous job(s)
  • Picture of yourself
  • Salary Information for previous positions or Salary Expectations
  • Reference names
  • Religion, church affiliations, political affiliations

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