- Email address: I thought we were past the crazy email addresses on resumes, but I still see firstname.lastname@example.org - you get my point. A professional resume absolutely must have a professional email address...enough of that mess.
- The one-page myth: If it's not on your resume, then how do I know you have the experience I am looking for? There are old-schoolers out there still preeching to keep it on one page, but I say, write away and give me some meat to review. Make it professional, remember to summarize well and remember that this is a representation of why the job should be yours. Stay away form a novel, it does not have to be a dissertation, but 2-3 pages is perfectly normal. If you have a PhD or a well published history, then a 5-8 page CV is also normal.
- What does a cover letter actually cover? Seriously, if it was good enough to be on the cover letter then put it in the resume. Hiring Managers love cover letters (it can be a great writing sample), but the recruiter will go straight to the resume.
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