• How much money you want
  • Why you’re changing jobs, or why you left a previous one
  • Social Insurance Number
  • Addresses of former employers
  • Your age
  • Marital Status
  • Whether you have children, or are pregnant
  • Height, Weight
  • Health status or disabilities
  • Race and/or Religion (if it is important to the job, put it in the cover letter)

Employers’ Pet Peeves about Resumes

  • More than two pages long
  • Poor quality paper or colour pape
  • Typing mistakes or hand-written corrections
  • Listing odd jobs that aren’t related to what you’re applying for
  • Repeated information, repeated information, repeated information…you get it!
  • Inflated or boastful claims
  • Fancy pictures or charts
  • A wrinkled or dirty resume, or a poor photocopy

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