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6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by justino57(m): 5:30pm On Nov 21, 2016
These are the things you must take note of cause it can ruin ya chances of getting a job

1. Unprofessional email address

If you are still using an email address from your university days, it might be time for a change. Such email addresses like ‘fineboy234′ or ‘sexygirl4u’ are ruining your chances. Just create an email address with your first name and last name. Keep it simple and classy.


2. Jobs you were fired from

Here’s the thing, most people think they have to put every single job experience on their Resume. This is not true. One thing you should avoid is a job you were fired from for unethical conduct. Your potential employers will do their homework and call your former employers. One wrong feedback can cause them to take you off the short list.

3. Your photo

No one needs to see how glamorous you look for them to hire you. Besides, recruiters should consider you for your experience and skills. Putting up a photo can lead them to unfairly discriminate against you (age, race, etc).

4. Your hobbies

Listening to music, playing football, these are things that are guaranteed to bore your potential employer. There is no need for your hobbies to have an honourable mention on your CV. If your hobby is related to your job, it is okay to mention it during your oral interview. No need to dedicate space to talk about what you do with your spare time.

5. Personal life

Prospective employers also do not need to know about your married life and kids. In fact, this could hurt more than it helps. If your interviewer is concerned about hiring someone with children, he/she could dump your CV in the trash before getting to know what you can offer. Don’t disqualify yourself for the job before you’ve even had a chance to meet the interviewer.

6. Irrelevant jobs

Just like with jobs you were fired from, jobs, where, the skills are not relevant to the position you are applying for, should not be on your CV. Only include work that shows how your experience directly translates to the job you want. Hiring managers generally want someone who can do the job and this means they peruse your resume so they can see if you have successfully performed similar job duties elsewhere.


https://www.naij.com/1047424-6-things-never-cv.html

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Nobody: 5:49pm On Nov 21, 2016
nice points Op.
this remind me of some years when I was typing a CV for a client and he wrote
Hobbies:- Jumping
I was like WTF! this isn't for Olympics bro

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by makelove2m(m): 5:50pm On Nov 21, 2016
justino57:
These are the things you must take note of cause it can ruin ya chances of getting a job
1. Unprofessional email address

If you are still using an email address from your university days, it might be time for a change. Such email addresses like ‘fineboy234′ or ‘sexygirl4u’ are ruining your chances. Just create an email address with your first name and last name. Keep it simple and classy.
2. Jobs you were fired from

Here’s the thing, most people think they have to put every single job experience on their Resume. This is not true. One thing you should avoid is a job you were fired from for unethical conduct. Your potential employers will do their homework and call your former employers. One wrong feedback can cause them to take you off the short list.

3. Your photo

No one needs to see how glamorous you look for them to hire you. Besides, recruiters should consider you for your experience and skills. Putting up a photo can lead them to unfairly discriminate against you (age, race, etc).

4. Your hobbies

Listening to music, playing football, these are things that are guaranteed to bore your potential employer. There is no need for your hobbies to have an honourable mention on your CV. If your hobby is related to your job, it is okay to mention it during your oral interview. No need to dedicate space to talk about what you do with your spare time.

5. Personal life

Prospective employers also do not need to know about your married life and kids. In fact, this could hurt more than it helps. If your interviewer is concerned about hiring someone with children, he/she could dump your CV in the trash before getting to know what you can offer. Don’t disqualify yourself for the job before you’ve even had a chance to meet the interviewer.

6. Irrelevant jobs

Just like with jobs you were fired from, jobs, where, the skills are not relevant to the position you are applying for, should not be on your CV. Only include work that shows how your experience directly translates to the job you want. Hiring managers generally want someone who can do the job and this means they peruse your resume so they can see if you have successfully performed similar job duties elsewhere.


ok dear.............cute to know
Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by hitchowoyemi(m): 7:37pm On Nov 21, 2016
nice one op
Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by KingRex1: 7:46pm On Nov 21, 2016
splenzard:
nice points Op.

this remind me of some years when I was typing a CV for a client and he wrote

Hobbies:- Jumping

I was like WTF! this isn't for Olympics bro
Lol

Well OP, sometimes hobby can come in handy. Especially where it relates to the job in question.

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Nobody: 8:41pm On Nov 21, 2016
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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by DrObum(m): 9:29pm On Nov 21, 2016
This CV matter, I agree with you though.

But one person go talk this one, another go talk another.

One day, na empty paper we go begin submit as CV

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by yasirashraf100: 9:56pm On Nov 21, 2016
this is best prictis
Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by lisimmo(m): 10:47pm On Nov 21, 2016
Good stuffs

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by afanide: 11:48pm On Nov 21, 2016
Not again.......

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Benjom(m): 6:53am On Nov 22, 2016
DrObum:
This CV matter, I agree with you though.

But one person go talk this one, another go talk another.

One day, na empty paper we go begin submit as CV


Lol grin

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Nobody: 7:12am On Nov 22, 2016
So true
Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by DavidTheGeek: 7:42am On Nov 22, 2016
Nice one
Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Osasnidas(m): 7:43am On Nov 22, 2016
nice
Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by CXLVII: 7:43am On Nov 22, 2016
What if you re to submit at Nigerian brewery, will it be advisable to include "Best Beer" which happens to be Goldberg?

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by LordGuru1: 7:43am On Nov 22, 2016
wink
Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by badaoyeyemi(f): 7:44am On Nov 22, 2016
grin grin grin
DrObum:
This CV matter, I agree with you though.

But one person go talk this one, another go talk another.

One day, na empty paper we go begin submit as CV

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by VickyRotex(f): 7:45am On Nov 22, 2016
DrObum:
This CV matter, I agree with you though.

But one person go talk this one, another go talk another.

One day, na empty paper we go begin submit as CV

lmaooooo!!!! cheesy cheesy

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by davodyguy: 7:46am On Nov 22, 2016
Email yes

Hobby and marital status, I strongly disagree

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Cortana2: 7:46am On Nov 22, 2016
I don't agree with the hobby part. I think it's a case of different strokes for different folks.

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by VickyRotex(f): 7:47am On Nov 22, 2016
Cortana2:
I don't agree with the hobby part. I think it's a case of different strokes for different folks.

Exactly! cool

But the Op clarified that though.

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by ednut1(m): 7:48am On Nov 22, 2016
una no dey tire for this CV wahala ni.

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by AlexCk: 7:49am On Nov 22, 2016
Nice one @Op,

But i think that hobbies is kinda "not bad" to have on CVs tho,





Besides. .....
grin

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by skimarvel: 7:50am On Nov 22, 2016
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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Olukokosir(m): 7:51am On Nov 22, 2016
Dat was ao dz nigga submitd hiz CV for one company lyk dz only for d manager to check d CV nd check d email ...



D email na " Funky_dude4me4u@yahoo.com


Imagine

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Akinaukwa: 7:52am On Nov 22, 2016
Good CV is okay but if you are highly connected in Nigeria who cares for your CV.

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by uju22(f): 7:54am On Nov 22, 2016
thank you this is really good to know

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Nobody: 7:54am On Nov 22, 2016
Who still dey talk about CV for this present situation in Naija! Better hunger nova wire you that's why. You better get creative and hustle. Else! Education is becoming a scam in this country of ours.

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by ANBAKO: 7:57am On Nov 22, 2016
Good
Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by DWJOBScom(m): 8:01am On Nov 22, 2016
DrObum:
This CV matter, I agree with you though.

But one person go talk this one, another go talk another.

One day, na empty paper we go begin submit as CV

my brother you talk finish

i haven't stopped laughing

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Re: 6 Things You Must Remove From Your Cv Very Important by Justicealh3(m): 8:02am On Nov 22, 2016
U help a lot.

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