Four ways to get your CV in the trash can: Are you guilty?

1. A whacky email? Might it be time to retire BeachBabe@UNprofessional.org 

2. A flashy photo? Rejection! Let the words do the talking.

3. Any tYpo? Enough said.

4. Your freaky Facebook? We know how much you like to have fun! However, to make a good impression to employers, just keep it a bit more private.

Yes, we are deep in the digital age, and you can’t hide behind a piece of paper any longer. Your CV is much more than just that document.

So, build up your professional online presence, and limit how much you expose to the world (from Facebook, etc.). Click below for a handy guide to Facebook’s privacy options as published in the Wall Street Journal.

 

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