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The simple purpose of the resume is to get you noticed and have employers contact you for an interview. To achieve this, resumes will typically break some common grammar rules. Related: 5 Things To Fix Before Your Resume Leaves Your Desk For example, all sentences are written like headlines and without pronouns. Employers won’t be asking whose resume it is when the name is already up top, front and center. It is therefore unnecessary to include pronouns like “I” or “my” on it. Resumes need to read like quick, bite-size bits of information. Adding pronouns can make the information difficult to digest because there is unnecessary verbiage. For instance, a resume including pronouns would read something like this:

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