Seeking employment is ultra stressful and, as it turns out, so is seeking employees.
A Reddit thread dedicated to helping prospective new hires keep things professional during the application process recently laid out some helpful tips that range from insightful to, "Wait, people seriously don't know better than this? HOW???"
Redditor InkyEye asked fellow users,
Recruiters/employers of Reddit, what are some red flags on resumes that you will NOT hire people if you see?
Initial impressions are vital in these situations, so feel free to indulge in the wisdom of 10 anonymous Redditors who have experienced the hiring process firsthand.
Leave your lab results at home.
Don't embellish, especially if you're going to do it like a big weirdo.
Don't write a resume title that for SURE shares its name with a porn site somewhere.
Create a Gmail account for zero dollars using simply your first and last name.
Avoid utilizing cheap, transparent tricks to make yourself seem more accomplished than you are.
Skip listing basic skills everyone has mastered.
Observe proper spelling and grammar, guys. Come on.
Dress for the job you want, not the job Blac Chyna has.
It really feels like this one should go unsaid, but keep emojis off your resume.
Offer detailed descriptions where it counts.
Get out there and get your dream job, superstars! Remember, though, your club dresses and Hotmail accounts are not invited.