10 reasons your resume isn’t getting you interviews by Alison Green on August 13, 2012 If you’re sending out lots of resumes without getting many calls for interviews, it’s time to conclude that your resume isn’t doing its job. Over at U.S. News & World Report today, I list the 10 resume mistakes that I most commonly see — from simply being generic to leading with your education to using subjective terms to describe yourself and more. If you’re like most people, you’re making at least a few of these mistakes, which will put your resume promptly in the “no” pile. You can read it here. You may also like:staffing agency told me to pay for resume help before applyingwant me to review your resume?are professionally done resumes worth it?