You know that you should edit your resume before you send it off in the world, making sure it’s error-free.



But to make sure that resume is in the best possible shape? You should really take the editing process a few steps further.



Here’s the thing: Editing is more than just giving something a once-over to eliminate egregious typos and grammar mistakes. It’s really about looking at something with a critical eye, then making changes to ensure it’s the best it can possibly be.



And that’s what you want for your resume, right? From someone who edits all day, every day for a living, here’s a five-step editing plan that will take your resume from good to full-blown awesome (and—of course—eliminate the typos, too).

An Editor’s Guide to Perfecting Your Resume | The Muse