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10 Things to Take Off Your Resume

By Adrienne Erin
Contributor, Online Career Tips

Finding employment is a difficult job in and of itself. Having a resume with unnecessary details will only make that job harder for you. When an employer sees your resume, it reflects who you are and whether you might be qualified for the job. However, there are many things that will make them think the opposite.

5 Ways to Avoid a Big Fib on Your Resume

By J. Mason
Online Career Tips Editor

Sometimes to get ahead people may feel the need to lie about their performance. Whether that's in relation to their job, life, or personality is irrelevant. Lying is a form of betrayal, and in some cases this betrayal can be the kiss of death for the relationship. Before resorting to even a white lie there are some things to consider, and there are in fact ways to avoid doing it in the first place.

10 Job Search Behaviors to Avoid

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter, Glassdoor.com Special to Online Career Tips Take this challenging period and use it as an opportunity to improve and grow. You may even learn that by ‘faking it until you make it,’ you will actually start feeling better. Sometimes a forced smile and feigned good-nature converts to real optimism and hope.