How to Write a Bad Resume

How to Write a Bad Resume

How to Write a Bad Resume

FormatNeither a chronological job history nor a list of accomplishments alone tells your story; include both.

Jobs site TheLadders.combreaks down several common mistakes people make when writing their resumes.

See also: How to Get Fired

Senior Writer and author of the Know It All blog

Ed Cone has worked as a contributing editor at Wired, a staff writer at Forbes, a senior writer for Ziff Davis with Baseline and Interactive Week, and as a freelancer based in Paris and then North Carolina for a wide variety of magazines and papers including the International Herald Tribune, Texas Monthly, and Playboy. He writes an opinion column in his hometown paper, the Greensboro News & Record, and publishes the semi-popular EdCone.com weblog. He lives in North Carolina with his wife, Lisa, two kids, and a dog.
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