Job Tips – Resume Do’s and Do nots


Resume Do’s:

•  Write brief phrases. Full sentences are not necessary.

•  Use Power Words and Verbs

•  Pick a resume format and be consistent.

•  Dates should appear on the right side of the page.

•  Make it one page and never more than two pages.

•  Proofread, Proofread, Proofread and have another individual(s) proofread for you.

Resume Do Nots

•  Do not include personal information, e.g. age, marital status, etc. If it is not job related, do not include it.

•  Do not list “hobbies.”

•  Do not list references, and it is not necessary to put “References Available Upon Request.” This is implied to all employers as part of the interview process.

•  Do not list salary requirements or past salaries.

•  Do not give reasons for leaving.