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November 18, 2015

11 Things to Put On Your CV If You DON'T Want the Job

11 Things to Put On Your CV If You DON'T Want the Job

Your CV is the first point of contact between you and a potential employer, so it pays to get it right. Here are few things you should definitely skip over when writing your resume.

Job titles with more than a hint of illegality.

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Or ones that are unsavoury in other ways.

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NSFW nicknames.

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Jesus is my homeboy.

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And other inappropriate references.

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Awards that have nothing to do with work.

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Even if you’ve won a bunch of times.

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This one speaks for itself.

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My Little Pony.

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Including a link to your blog can be great but consider if it may be too personal.

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Notes to self.

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BONUS TIP: How not to store your CV.

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