Proof Reading Checklist
Does this resume have:
Yes No 1. name, address and telephone
Yes No 2. a clearly stated job objective?
Yes No 3. a heading on pages after the
Yes No 4. a font that is easy to read?
Yes No 5. a format that is easy to read?
Yes No 6. the most relevant information
Yes No 7. indication how experience etc.
relates to the job objective?
Yes No 8. sub-categories of information
laid out so the relationship is clear?
Yes No 9. duties and responsibilities
listed as accomplishments?
Yes No 10. references?
Yes No 11. all words in the same tense
(ie. -ed or -ing etc.)?
Yes No 12. consistent use of capitals?
Yes No 13. dates laid out from the most
Yes No 14. tab spaces all lined up
Yes No 15. all spacing consistent?
Yes No 16. towns and provinces listed in
a consistent manner?
Yes No 17. dates written in a consistent
Yes No 18. job titles highlighted in some
Yes No 19. all entries in each category
laid out in the same format?
Yes No 20. telephone numbers in a
Yes No 21. any large chunks of time
Yes No 22. any parts unclear to the
Questions 1 - 20 should be answered 'Yes' and 21 -
22 answered 'No'.
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