There’s a popular saying, “You don’t know what you don’t know.” Well, that’s certainly true when it comes to using proper punctuation. But it’s not true that “What you don’t know can’t hurt you.” If your career documents are riddled with incorrect or inconsistent punctuation, prospective employers are most likely going to think that you’re unprofessional or lack the skills necessary to succeed in today’s workplace.
On the other hand, hiring managers LOVE a resume that’s easy to read. It’s a huge turn-on to come across a document with visual appeal.
Read more about how to excite the readers of your resume in “6 Punctuation Tips for a Sexier Resume“, my latest blog post on Careerealism.
Also, here are a few recommended resources for you if you are trying to do your resume on your own:
by Susan Britton Whitcomb
|How to Write a STELLAR Executive Resume”
by Brenda Bernstein
|“Target Your Resume to Win Over the Applicant Tracking System”
By Kristin S. Johnson
Kristin S. Johnson CARW, CCMC, CJSS, COPNS, CG3C, 360
Reach Analyst Profession Direction, LLC
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