How big should name be on resume?

How big should name be on resume?

Here are some general guidelines from our experts to get you started: Your Name: 20-24 point. Headings and Subheadings: 11-14 point. Body Text and Your Contact Info: 10-12 point.

Who wrote the very first resume?

Leonardo da Vinci

How long should your CV be?

around two to three pages

Is a 1 page CV OK?

It's a curriculum vitae and it's meant to be a lot shorter! A one-page CV if it is feasible is recommended – and some recruitment agencies, especially head-hunters, may insist on a one-page CV. ... It is much better to have a good, strong one-page CV than a two-page one that is padded out with unnecessary information.

What should not go on a CV?

So here they are, 10 things not to do on your CV:

  • Providing irrelevant personal information. ...
  • Burying important information. ...
  • Spelling, punctuation and grammatical errors. ...
  • Unexplained gaps in employment. ...
  • Lying or misleading information. ...
  • Adding references to your CV. ...
  • A long, waffly CV. ...
  • Badly formatted CV.

Should I smile in my resume photo?

Avoid all facial expressions that might cast doubt on your serious intentions. However, this does not mean that you should look too serious or even angry – as if you were imprisoned for a crime! There is always a middle way and a smile is more than enough to illustrate your professionalism and positive character.

Do you include certificates in CV?

Only include certifications that are relevant to the job for which you're applying. ... The thing not to do is to add your certifications as an afterthought to the end of your resume. Put prestigious, relevant certifications on a resume front and center.