18 Ways To Improve Your Resume, Backed By Science [Infographic]

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There's no shortage of resume advice on the internet, much of which you can find on this very website. The following infographic takes a scientific approach to improving your resume with 18 insights plucked from studies and surveys.

The infographic below was put together by online financial services provider NetCredit. It lists 18 tried-and-tested methods that will help strengthen your resume and increase the odds of getting your foot in the door.

The tips are based on how employers typically analyse CVs according to numerous polls. For example, including a profile photo on your resume is a good way to get it binned, as this is considered unprofessional by most managers.

[Via NetCredit]


    Employers use Linked In? Crazy. It is so easy to manufacture everything on that platform, particularly with link collectors doing quid pro quo recommendations...worthless.

      "Sally Smith recommends your experience in C+ Coding."

      Really? I met Sally at a conference 2 weeks ago. We shared a drink and a laugh. I don't even know C+ coding. Oh well [Accept].

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