Smart people learn from their mistakes. But the real sharp ones learn from the mistakes of others.
Brandon Mull, Fablehaven
How right and applicable is the above mentioned quote? There are some mistakes which only you should make yourselves because you will own the learning too. But some mistakes, you should learn from others and not make them as they are not worth losing what you could have got, if you never made them.
Resume is one such thing in which you MUST learn from the mistakes made by others because you might never get a chance to bring back what you lost. You might think that a prospective employer might just think as simple as “Oh! That’s a mistake” but in reality, the impression such mistakes leave are irreversible and fatal for your career.
Although mistakes may be many and various depending upon individual profile but listed below are some of the most common mistakes along with the implication/s they leave on the readers’ minds:
- Typing Mistakes and Grammatical errors