Sometimes all we need is a great example. Here we provide you with a solid visualization of a badly done resume vs. a high impact resume. Mentat advisors compiled the common errors that we see into one terrifically terrible resume and then we re-vamped it to give you an example of a stellar resume. It also gives you an idea of the kind of work we produce here at Mentat.
Here is the resume that needs quite a bit of work to be effective and catch the attention of a potential employer:
Below is the same resume re-worked to be clear, concise and attractive to potential employers:
Ask yourself what you think makes the second resume so much more impactful and what strategies we used to create it. Compare it to your own resume and list the ways that your own writing and formatting could be improved. This can serve you as a framework to begin your edits and improvements. If you have any questions or want any feedback on your writing process, simply message an advisor!