31 things you should remove from your résumé immediately
Jacquelyn SmithRachel Gillett Aug 2, 2016, 12:43 PM ET

On average, hiring managers get 75 résumés per position they post, according to a study from CareerBuilder.com – so they don’t have the time or resources to look at each one closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial “fit/no fit” decision. If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications – and the perfect résumé to highlight them. Here are 31 things you should never include on your résumé. Vivian Giang and Natalie Walters contributed to earlier versions of this article. 1. An objective If you applied, it’s already obvious you want the job. The exception: If you’re in a unique situation, such as changing industries completely, it may be useful …