through the eyes of a reviewer (resume advice)

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through the eyes of a reviewer (resume advice)

A resume is supposed to be a generalized single-page view of your experience.


  • Someone to look over your resume so they can catch mistakes

  • Descending order of experience

  • A link to a more detailed Curriculum Vitae

  • Publications

  • External links which show you are productive

  • A brief cover letter only if the position is different from your experience or you have been out of the game for a while, explaining why you are relevant or what you have been doing to stay up to date.

Have Not

  • More than one page

  • Experience older than 10 years

  • References

  • Images

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