8 Biggest Resume Mistakes: A resume reader spends six seconds deciding whether to throw a resume away.
Lydia Dishman, writing for Fast Company, has the following takes based on an interview with a former Google recruiter,
“What can land a resume in the discard pile ranges from improper formatting to incorrect grammar and spelling. Google applicants [for that matter, all applicants] run the gamut, from very professional to people who couldn’t string together a full sentence, Bacon observes. We sat down with him recently to get an expert’s opinion on worst practices. Here’s what he told us.”