Use this checklist for a quick once-over of your resume.
reviewed this book and the Resume Tutorial.
a clear understanding of the different types of resumes formats. Read more.
developed a list (3-4) of key accomplishments for each work experience.
used bullets and short phrases to describe my accomplishments.
avoided the usage of “responsibilities included” or “duties included,” “responsible for.”
provided as much contact information as possible on my resume.
composed a “summary of qualifications” or “key accomplishments” section. Read more.
reviewed samples of strong resumes. Read more.
avoided using personal pronouns (“I,” “my,” “me”) in my resume.
porytrayed my skills as transferable and applicale to my next job. Read more.
not listed any personal information (age, marital status, etc.) on my resume.
not lied or provided any false information on my resume.
not listed any references directly on my resume.
proofread my resume carefully and eliminated any errors, typos, and misspellings.
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