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Resume Tips: The do's and don'ts

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High school seniors looking a way to spruce up your resume? Check out some of these do's and don'ts from the Kenton County Public Library.

Do:
• Keep your resume to 1 page
• Use a simple design
• Always proofread
• Have someone else check over the resume to spot mistakes
• Use keywords from the job posting you're applying for
• Update your resume often

Don't:
• Leave out a phone number
• Overestimate or inflate your experience
• Include information that doesn't apply to the job you're applying for
• Put references on the same page as your resume
• Make grammatical mistakes or use incorrect capitalization

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