Use a Clean Structure
A clean resume has very clear and distinguishable sections
Example sections include: Education, Experience, Extracurriculars, and Skills
Brevity is Best
Keep each bullet point less than a single line
Be direct and concise while using common vocabulary. Don't get stuck using technical jargon!
Follow the 3S principle! Short, Sweet, and Simple!
Use Numbers to bring Clarity
Quantify your impact: "Pitched $15M project proposal to senior management"
Use % to show relative size: "Increased capacity by 15%"
Common abbreviations for money include K, M, and B: $3,000,000 = $3M
Talk about Yourself
Start your resume with a personal statement that describes your objectives
The personal statement can briefly mention your values, experiences, or skills
Use 1-2 lines at the bottom of your resume to list a couple hobbies
Including hobbies conveys your passions and can break the ice
And only stick to 1-2 lines! Brevity is best!
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