Do you put periods on resumes?

My advice: avoid the semicolon, even if you know how to use it. Periods: Believe it or not, the simple period often gets misused on resumes. Of course, periods are good to put at the end of complete sentences. But many resumes include lines that are not sentences and that end in periods.

How do you use a semicolon in a resume?

In resumes, semicolons are almost never needed because your bullet points shouldn’t be long enough to require one. If you do find yourself wondering if you should use a semicolon, remember: semicolons are used to connect two clauses that are related to each other or have similar ideas; that is the only time to use one.

Should resumes have full sentences?

Don’t write in complete sentences. Write in bullets and short, impactful sentence fragments that tell your story with a minimum of reading.

Is it bad to have a resume over 1 page?

A resume should typically be only one page in length. As long as all the information that is included is important and relevant to the employer, resume length is secondary. Your top priorities when writing your resume is readability and relevance.