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5 Things Attorneys Should Remove from Their Resume

5 Things Attorneys Should Remove from Their Resume

Since resumes are often what gets you in the door at a particular firm, it is vital that they clearly present you in the best light. Ironically, for as much emphasis we place on what’s on your resume, employers will generally only look at your resume for only 11 seconds or less. This means that you have a very small window to make an impression. The more your resume is flooded with unnecessary things, the more likely it is that you fail to make an impactful impression and an employer’s opinion of you gets diluted.