Resume Round-Up (Part 11): Three Tools to Help You Proof Your Resume to Minimize Errors

Planning for 2021

Your resume is the first impression you make on a hiring manager, so it has to be perfect. As a top temp agency in Las Vegas, PrideStaff Las Vegas sees a lot of resumes — and to be honest, many aren’t very good.

Issues that might seem small — i.e., a misspelled word or a grammatical error — might not seem like a big deal to you, but they speak volumes to a potential employer. From their perspective, if you can’t be bothered to carefully proofread the document, you’re probably lazy or simply not that interested in the job.

Submitting a resume with errors will likely cost you the job. Avoid getting passed up by using use these three online tools to catch any mistakes you missed while reviewing it on your own.

Three Tools to Help You Proof Your Resume to Minimize Errors

Grammarly’s Online Proofreader

Not just spellcheck, Grammarly’s free online proofreaderv scans your document for more than 400 advanced grammar issues. It also reviews word usage, highlighting word repetition and offering up appropriate synonyms that flow with your resume. Of course, it also covers the basics with spellcheck, but takes it up a notch by ensuring words are used in the right context.

Polish your resume to perfection with Not only does this free online tool review your document for basic grammar and spelling errors, it also scans for issues with punctuation, word usage, structure, impact of language and can help you structure your ideas better.

Slick Write

Proofread your resume in record time with Slick Write. This free tool checks your resume for grammatical errors, possible stylistic mistakes and more. Enjoy feedback customized to fit your writing style, designed to make your resume sound more professional. Feel confident that you’re submitting a resume that reflects your superior communication skills.

Take Your Career to the Next Level

If you’re ready to launch a search for a new job, PrideStaff Las Vegas wants to help. Contact us today to connect with top Clark County employers ready to fill temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions with talented professionals like you!