Resume Do's and Don'ts

Resume/Cover Letter Wizard

If you've been studying our resume section, it's time to see how much you've learned. In this section, assess your knowledge with these do's and don'ts.

Resume Do's and Don'ts

Think you're ready to rock your resume? Here's a refresher on our resume chapter:


Young man enthusiastically preparing his resume


  • Learn about the job
  • Focus your resume for the job
  • Add a cover letter (if required)
  • Use original writing
  • Read for grammar and spelling


  • Include multiple phone numbers
  • List your jobs out of order
  • Skip your email address
  • Leave job descriptions blank
  • Get too personal (no hobbies, pets, etc.)