Recruiter’s likes and dislikes in a resume were surveyed nation-wide by Mike Worthington of ResumeDoctor.com.

PET PEEVE #19 – Gaps in Employment

With Fred Coon

September 2, 2003 – 20 Pet Peeves Recruiters Have About Resumes
Courtesy of Mike Worthington, ResumeDoctor.com

PET PEEVE # 19 – Gaps in Employment
Employers are probably going to be a bit more understanding than in the past regarding gaps of […]

PET PEEVE #18 – Resumes Written in the 1st or 3rd Person

With Fred Coon

September 30, 2003 – 20 Pet Peeves Recruiters Have About Resumes
Courtesy of Mike Worthington, ResumeDoctor.com

PET PEEVE # 18 – Resumes Written in the 1st or 3rd Person
A resume should not be written in the first person. A resume […]

PET PEEVE #17 – No Easy to Follow Summary

Face to Face
With Fred Coon

September 30, 2003 – 20 Pet Peeves Recruiters Have About Resumes
Courtesy of Mike Worthington, ResumeDoctor.com

PET PEEVE # 17 – No Easy to Follow Summary
Candidates have to realize that recruiters receive literally hundreds and hundreds of resumes […]

PET PEEVE #16 – Pictures, Graphics or URL Links

With Fred Coon

October 28, 2003 – 20 Pet Peeves Recruiters Have About Resumes
Courtesy of Mike Worthington, ResumeDoctor.com

PET PEEVE # 16 – Pictures, Graphics or URL Links
Unless you are a super model or are applying to a position such as an […]

PET PEEVE #15 – Resumes not sent as a WORD Attachment

With Fred Coon

October 28, 2003 – 20 Pet Peeves Recruiters Have About Resumes
Courtesy of Mike Worthington, ResumeDoctor.com

# 15 – Resumes not sent as a WORD Attachment

Unless specifically requested otherwise, your resume should be sent as a Word Attachment. Word is the […]

PET PEEVE #14 – Poor Font Choice

With Fred Coon

December 9, 2003 – 20 Pet Peeves Recruiters Have About Resumes
Courtesy of Mike Worthington, ResumeDoctor.com

# 14 – Poor Font Choice

When creating your Word Attachment resume, keep your font simple and easy to read on a computer screen. Be kind to your reader. Do […]

PET PEEVE #13 – Objectives or Meaningless Introductions

With Fred Coon

December 23, 2003 – 20 Pet Peeves Recruiters Have About Resumes
Courtesy of Mike Worthington, ResumeDoctor.com

# 13 – Objectives or Meaningless Introductions

According to recruiter Gayla Moore of Taylor Recruiting in Austin, TX, “A general objective is a good […]

PET PEEVE #12 – Lying or Misleading Information

With Fred Coon

20 Pet Peeves Recruiters Have About Resumes
Courtesy of Mike Worthington, ResumeDoctor.com

# 12 – Lying or Misleading Information

We all know the temptation is there to beef up your background by stretching the truth here and there to […]

PET PEEVE #11 – Employer or Industry Information Not Included

With Fred Coon

20 Pet Peeves Recruiters Have About Resumes
Courtesy of Mike Worthington, ResumeDoctor.com

# 11 – Employer or Industry Information Not Included

According to executive search recruiter Terry Cantrell of Panama City, Florida, “People often try to write a resume so generic […]

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