Many PR pros are excellent content creators, but they sometimes lack the sophistication and sharpness it takes to write an outstanding résumé.
Although editing knowhow, technology competence and professionalism often come from years of experience, even the most seasoned practitioners are susceptible to making résumé flubs.
Though nearly every hiring manager has his or her own unique list of fatal résumé mistakes, to prevent yours from being discarded, consider these insights from recruiters at HubSpot.
Buzzwords are always bad
Plenty of PR and marketing executives have learned to dial back their excessive buzzword use.
Though terms such as “supercharge,” “next level” and “game-changer” are becoming less prevalent in marketing and promotional copy, some writers forget to leave them off their résumés.
From HubSpot’s Lindsay Kolowich: