Week 5 - What are some of the common errors in resumes that...

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What are some of the common errors in resumes that can adversely affect a hiring manager’s decision, and how would you use the Word tools and features to address those issues? When it comes to resumes there are various errors that could affect one from obtaining their dream job. However the most common being grammatical errors. When composing your resume you want to refrain from using street language (slang) because it will turn a potential employer away from hiring you. You want to be professional throughout the resume. In order to prevent grammatical errors you can use the spell check feature on Microsoft Word to spell everything correctly and use the proper punctuation when needed. To make the resume look like it’s professionally done you can use one of the various templates that Microsoft offers. The templates specify the fields of information
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Unformatted text preview: needed so you don’t have to guess about what to include. However you want to refrain from divulging too much personal information. Only list what’s relevant to obtaining a job. You often need to include your transferrable skills when applying for a position in a new field. How would you format that kind of information in a resume using Word? Transferable skills are the things you know how to do when it comes to a job. And in most cases they’re used in more than one career field. Tor format them using Microsoft Word you can list them under the title transferable skills or set them up in a table. However you want it to look professional so incorporate them suite to the template you’re using. Don’t list a few of them under one title and the rest under another title because it will look jumbled and sloppy....
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  • Winter '15
  • shanelauber
  • grammatical errors

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