The “Perfect” Resume — Resume Dos and Don’ts

How To Perfect Your Resume!

As the economy continues to improve, more and more employment opportunities in the legal and finance fields are becoming available.  As a candidate, as these new opportunities arise, you probably will dust off will dust off your resume to prepare for the application process.  At this point, likely, you will ask yourself, “How do I make the perfect resume so that employers notice me?”

Well, making the perfect resume is a myth, because nothing is perfect.  However, there are things that you can do to bring your resume closer to perfection. What information your resume contains and how you format your resume are among the primary reasons why a recruiter or talent management team will select you.  The infographic below contains some great tips to help you “perfect” your resume.



Jacqueline Hill, Esq.

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Jacqueline Hill is a partner at Lexacount Search, where she places top senior-level and other legal talent with law firms and corporate legal departments across the United States. She has been writing about careers, lawyers, attorney professional development, and the legal industry for more than a decade. She can be reached at or 215-740-0104, extension 101.

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