10 Ways to Make Your Resume Stand Out

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Skip "Objectives" and "References on Request" Statements

Listing an objective runs the risk of disqualifying you from certain positions if it is too narrow. "Only include an objective if you’re looking to change careers. As far as references, recruiters assume you will provide them if asked; so the line simply wastes space," says Chelenyak.

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