With your resume being the first point of contact your potential new employer sees from you and probably only about six seconds or less to wow them, don’t make these mistakes.
Biggest mistakes you can make when submitting your resume
- Typos and grammatical errors
- Highlighting duties instead of accomplishments
- Not being specific to the role you are applying for
- Too long or too short – strive to be 1 or 2 pages
Use action verbs to describe what you have accomplished Source: https://www.monster.com/career-advice/article/avoid-the-top-10-resume-mistakes
For what the best tips are in the layout of your resume, read this article from Monster.com