A good resume should be able to fit your work history, education and contact details onto one or two pages max. Despite the brevity, there's still a lot that can go wrong. This infographic from job seeker site Eapplicants looks at some common pitfalls to avoid along with suggested action verbs to help your resume stand out from the crowd.
As Eapplicants explains on its blog, your resume is supposed to serve a singular purpose: to define who you are as a potential employee. Unlike a CV, you should always carefully tailor your resume to suit the job at hand. Here are some tips and tweaks to help you get it into fighting shape.