Eight Resume Editing Tips


by Jennifer Anthony, Resume Expert

Depending on how it's written, your resume can make or break your job search. A professional, well-written resume can have employers banging down your door; but a sloppy, mistake-laden resume can turn off a hiring manager in a split second.

Proofreading is a must. Neglect doing it and you could send out a resume with simple mistakes that could have been avoide. Before you send yours to an employer, follow this checklist to ensure it is the highest-quality representation of yourself.

1. Grammar and spelling -- Use the grammar and spell check function in MS Word. When you are finished with that, print out your resume and read the document word for word. Spell checker doesn?t know that you meant to enter ?manager? when you actually typed ?manger?.