A great resume (also known as curriculum vitae or CV) is one that stands out during the initial screening process, allowing the Human Resources staff or others to scan the document for the information that they have deemed important to make it through this first cut.
Only the resumes that get sent on will be read for the interview decisions, so yours has to not only be very good, but has to stand out among an entire stack of them.
It should go without saying but for some reason the basics always need repeating. Adhering to common guidelines will draw positive attention to your CV.
The following is a summary of do’s and don’ts when it comes to writing and submitting a resume.