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Resume Critique Checklist

Resume Critique Checklist

By Kim Isaacs | Monster Contributing Writer














Appearance

Does the resume provide a visually pleasing, polished presentation?

Is the font appropriate for the career level and industry?

Are there design elements such as bullets, bolding and lines to guide readers’ eyes through the document and highlight important content?

Is there a good balance between text and white space?

Are margins even on all sides?

Are design elements like spacing and font size used consistently throughout the document?

If the resume is longer than a page, does the second page contain a heading? Is the page break formatted correctly?

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