10 Most Useless Resumes Employers Don’t Want Anymore

 2. A resume without social media links

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Show the interviewer you’re part of the digital age. | iStock.com/ragsac

We live in a digital age now. If you don’t have any social media accounts, now is the time to get at least one. At the bare minimum, you should have a LinkedIn account. This gives potential employers a brief look at your work history. Most employers will conduct a brief internet search to see what you’re all about. A CareerBuilder survey found 43% of employers check a candidate’s social media profiles. If you have little or no online presence, this could raise a red flag. Hiring managers might assume you’re resistant to change and that technology scares you. Don’t ruin your first impression before you’ve even met.

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