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Need a job? Rsum tips for techies

Tom Kaneshige | Jan. 4, 2010
Avoid the common mistakes that torpedo many IT pros' job searches

Avoid the first person -- "I" or "me" -- in the résumé.

For e-mail addresses on résumés, use a Gmail or a Yahoo address if you use a free e-mail account. E-mails from AOL addresses can reveal your age -- and yes, age discrimination exists. If you're using an e-mail from a personal domain, make sure it's professional. "I once saw an e-mail with [name]@studinwestla.com," says Schlocker. "You'd be shocked at what I've seen ... that shows a lack of judgment."

Good luck!

 

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