The Best Resume Tips

  • Use a professional email address. ...

  • Make sure your contact information is up to date.

  • Set your font size to 10-12 points.

  • Use reverse-chronological order.

  • Align your content to the left to make it skimmable. ...

  • Make strategic use of bold, caps, and italics.

  • Choose an attractive and readable font.

Resume Content Tips

  • Power Up With Action Verbs. ...

  • Avoid the Overused Resume Objective. ...

  • Quantify Your Achievements. ...

  • Don't List Unnecessary Information. ...

  • Don't Travel Too Far Back in Time. ...

  • Conquer Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) ...

  • Show Internal Promotions. ...

  • Downplay Gaps in Your Work History.

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