Seven Things to Leave Off Your Resume

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Several AOL readers have written in to ask what to leave off of a resume. While every job seeker is unique, here are some general items I recommend leaving off of your resume to achieve optimal results.


1. Objectives

Most hiring managers I talk to are not interested in reading resume objectives. Frequently objectives sound very cliched and they rarely communicate what a candidate can do for an employer.

Instead, use a professional summary that outlines your competencies and proves how you can help solve business problems.