- No “I” (first person). Use adjectives and attributes to humanize your resume.
Professional Summary (PS)
Core Competencies and Achievements (CCA)
Professional Experience (PE)
- Length: 2 pages EXCEPT-
Freshers/Recent grads, <6 years’ experience – 1 page
C-Suite, Military, Medical, Legal, Project Management – 2 pages+
- Fonts: Times New Roman/Arial etc
Size: minimum 11pts will pass all ATS systems, globally
- Upload online as a word document, unless PDF is stated as acceptable.
Send via email as PDF.
- No Hyperlinks. ATS reads as a virus in most cases.
No photos. ATS can’t read them.
- Showcase hard and transferable skills in CCA backed up with quantifiable achievements.
- No personal identifiers EXCEPT:
Name, phone, email, LinkedIn URL, City State
- If 40 years + omit dates prior to 2007/2008 in PE and E.
- Freshers/Recent grads your order:
PE or Internships
Courtesy: Kirsty Bonner | #KB