There are plenty of occasions where it is perfectly fine to be a little scary. Halloween, scary movies, and when your friend has the hiccups… all great opportunities.

However, you never want to be scary in your job search. With the job market as tough as it is right now, scaring away a valuable networking contact or employer is something you simply don’t want to do.

Unfortunately, there are a number of opportunities that might make you appear more scary than qualified. Your resume is a big one. Check out these 10 ways your resume can scare away employers (so you can avoid them at all costs)!