And now's a good time to dump outdated technology, too. "Fortran, Cobol and other outdated computer programs need to go," says Kelly. Not only can you gain some valuable space, but you'll avoid coming across as a dinosaur.
Think Like an Employer
Throughout each step of the resume-decluttering process, Band advises candidates to address the three key questions employers want your resume to answer: What can you do for me? What have you done before? Can you do it for me again?