Top 10 Resume Mistakes to be Avoided by Medical Billing Classes Grads

This is one of the best articles I have read in a while about the errors made on resumes by job seekers.  This one is especially targeted to “young careerists” or those who are just setting out in the professional realm – a pretty good description of many of the folks who study medical billing classes online with the Allen School.  Even better, this piece from TheSavvyIntern provides a “by-the-numbers” look at the frequency with which hiring managers encounter the following resume errors.

  • Lack of Accomplishment Statements (95%)
  • Lack and/or Poor Placement of Action Verbs (90%)
  • Lack of Differentiation (80%)
  • Irrelevant Detail (70%)
  • Poor Formatting (60%)
  • Meaningless Phrases (50%)
  • Grammar or Word Usage Issues (40%)
  • Typos (33%)
  • Use of an Over-used Resume Template (20%)
  • Old School Elements (10%)
Click here to read the whole article with the explanations of each error, why it matters, and how to avoid making them when you put together your resume for landing a job after completing your studies with the Allen School.    

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