Identity is hiring an assistant social media strategist, and I've received several cover letters and resumes in the past week or so. I'm disheartened to say that only a select few stood out because job seekers are still making the same mistakes. Some are common mistakes that could easily be avoided by having two or three people review materials before sending them over to a prospective employer. It's been awhile since I had to review resumes, so along with some of the common mistakes, I'm also seeing some new additions to resumes that do absolutely nothing to help the job seeker secure an interview.
Taken directly from my current experience, here are seven cover letter/resume mistakes and how to avoid making them:Continue Reading