When Should You Remove Jobs From Your Resume?
Here are some cases when you can remove jobs from your resume:
- The job doesn’t match the position description. It’s important only to add relevant experience to your resume.
- The job was too short-term. Too many brief or part-time projects may clutter your resume unnecessarily, so assess if you can omit some of those or merge them not to create gaps in employment.
- Your resume dates back way too far. The rule of thumb with how far a resume should go is 10–15 years at most, featuring work experience that matches the job ad.
Overall, creating a targeted resume for each position you’re applying for is the best strategy.
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