Google HR Boss Says 58% Of Résumés Get Trashed Because Of One Spelling Mistake

Google HR boss Laszlo Bock likes to cite a startling figure: 58% of résumé s have typos.

“Typos are deadly because employers interpret them as a lack of detail-orientation, as a failure to care about quality,” he says.

For Google — a company that sees 50,000 résumés a week —  the typo is one of five résumé  mistakes that will immediately land yours  in the “no” pile.

Yet the mistake doesn’t stem from laziness, Bock says, but obsessiveness.

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