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Should you put your age in your resume?

September 21, 2016,

One of the things I often get asked is ‘Should I put my age in my resume?’ This question is relevant to job seekers both young and old. However the answer varies for each group. In short, personal and demographic information have no place in a resume – your birth date, marital status, religion, and ethnic background should not have…

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Top 5 resume turn-offs

August 24, 2016,

I recently had the task of reviewing 50+ resumes to produce a shortlist of applicants for interview for an administrative role. With so many resumes to look at, I had limited time to spend on each one. And with so many applicants, it didn’t take much for me to put them on the ‘no’ list. So how did I go…

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