As a job seeker, you will hear varied opinions about what you should and should not include on your resume. It is confusing, especially when the task of job searching can be so daunting as it is, when you hear conflicting opinions.
At PSG, we see hundreds of resumes daily. Our aim as a staffing agency is to understand where each person is coming from and where we might be a resource for them. In short, we look for the best in the resume, not for “strike-out” points. However, most employers do not take this approach, so it is important to know what things can send your resume to the discard pile quickly at most organizations.
This article talks about some of the pretty clear and unargued “don’ts” of resume writing.