LionHire Resume Rules

Your resume will NOT be approved for use in LionHire if:

  • Excessive spelling, grammar, punctuation, or sentence structure errors are identified.
  • Headings are not used to organize your resume information. For example, Objective, Education, Skills Summary, Experience, Activities & Honors, etc.
  • Incorrect degree information is listed -- research your academic department’s website.
  • It exceeds one page, especially if you are a student or recent alumni.
  • It is not created in Word, or LionHire’s Resume Builder.
  • References are listed directly on resume -- given to employer separately as requested.
  • Action words and other “key” words are not used that associate with the field, career, or job for which you are applying.
  • Information is not listed in reverse chronological order (i.e., most recent to least) for each area.


If you need additional guidance, read our expanded resume rules one-page, detailed document.


More Detailed, Optional Resume-Related Information To Assist You


Disclaimer: We provide a brief resume review when resumes are uploaded into LionHire.  We do not guarantee all errors will be detected.  You are ultimately responsible for ensuring your resume is free of errors.