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Quick resume advice: Read it backwards

I was talking to my career book editor, Anne, the other day. As a professional writer she has helped many people with their resume writing over the years. We were working on the portion of my book (coming in early 2014, I’m very excited!) regarding resume advice and we were brainstorming tips that you don’t hear every day regarding your resume update.

One of her suggestions, was after you have edited your resume and you have the final draft, read it once more, backwards. This will enable you to capture any mistakes in spelling and punctuation that you may have missed because you have been looking at it for so many hours!

So take one last look, have others read it as well of course, but take a few minutes to read your resume backwards line by line in case you have missed something small. Thanks Anne, great advice!

Hallie Crawford
Atlanta Career Coach

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