By this time, you should know that typos and grammatical errors can be fatal to a resume.
However, there is one flaw that is the most deadly of them all—the perfect resume killer!
Rambling and unclear language.
Compared language that is all over the place, the occasional typo, outdated technology references or even an unexplained employment gap are somewhat excusable.
A resume that does not concisely reveal the person you are and what you have done will be dead on arrival. It doesn’t matter how qualified you may be. A human resources staffer, hiring manager or recruiter cannot judge you on your qualifications if they are not able to FIND your qualifications.
A candidate may have the greatest technical skills in the world, but if they can’t immediately take it from reading a resume, that’s bad. What’s worse is reading your CV several times, and it still makes no sense.
How to avoid incoherence—the most fatal resume flaw: