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Top 4 Reasons Hiring Managers Stop Reading Your Resume

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Disclaimer — at Resume Buffalo we read hundreds of resumes with an objective eye. If you need someone to take a look at your resume, we would encourage you to get in touch for a consult today! Are you submitting your resume to hundreds of job openings and not hearing back? This process can be exhausting and frustrating. You might think your resume is the best in town complete with a solid summary, great work experience and an education section to die for — so why isn’t anyone calling you for an interview? A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. — Laozi Resume...

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Lying on your resume? Think again.

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With a challenging job market, you may be tempted to accentuate the truth on your resume. The line between lying and hyperbolizing can be grey, but know that there are consequences to outright mistruths on your resume. A survey from CareerBuilder of more than 2,500 hiring managers found that 56% have caught job candidates lying on their resumes. What these applicants don’t realize is that companies are becoming increasingly savvy with discerning fact from fiction. Common fibs include: Falsifying positions and companies applicants have never worked for Listing false education credentials Embellishing skills and accomplishments We know that hiring managers...

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