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If you see one of these things on a candidate’s resume, you may want to continue your search.
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“If someone truly is an expert, he or she won’t be looking for a job. Employers will seek him or her out. ” Not true. A lot of employers are intimidated by people who are too independent and have their own following.
I also find it sad that you couldn’t find anybody to interview except White men, two people of color (not Black or Latino, of course), and one woman (who is also one of two people of color featured.)
We see a ton of resumes come through with old-school email addresses. It seems pretty lazy and thoughtless considering creating a new address takes a whole 10 minutes. Just think, if they won’t take the time to do that…they probably won’t take the time doing certain responsibilities the position requires.
We just wrote an ebook called 15 Red Flags to Look for on Resumes and this is definitely one of them. Take a look at our 15 Reasons here: http://hireolo.gy/1uvFnaV