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Common Resume Blunders to Avoid

Common Resume Blunders to Avoid

Kim Isaacs | Monster Resume Expert

4. Using Personal Pronouns and Articles

A resume is a form of business communication, so it should be concise and written in a telegraphic style. There should be no mentions of “I” or “me,” and only minimal use of articles. For example:

I developed a new product that added $2 million in sales and increased the market segment’s gross margin by 12%.

Should be changed to:

Developed new product that added $2 million in sales and increased market segment’s gross margin by 12%.

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