What NOT To Put On Your Resume

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – With hiring on the upswing in 2012, several articles, including those written by CareerBuilder.com, The Business Insider, and Salary.com, discuss things you should never put on your resume.

According to career experts, unless the company asks you or you’re looking for a job in media, don’t bother putting your picture on your resume. Also, leave off physical characteristics like six pack abs. Yes, some go there. And don’t ever use an unprofessional email. Yes, you, reeferlover@gmail.

Don’t put a crazy objective, like “I want to be the next Mark Zuckerberg” – some experts advise not having an objective at all since the company knows your objective is to be hired by them. Leave off characteristics about yourself that employers shouldn’t judge you on, like marital status, number of kids, or religion.

And finally, leave off the spelling errors or bad grammar, particularly if you describe yourself as detail orientated.

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