The New Résumé Rules

Photographed by Nina Westervelt.
If you think résumé rules are as nebulous and confusing as office appropriate attire, that's because they are. Like knowing the "right" thing to wear to work, the "right" résumé is unique to the job candidate, the industry, and the office environment. No two jobs are exactly alike, and the way you sell yourself on paper should vary from one job application to the next.

But, that doesn't mean there aren't a few universals that can apply in nearly every situation. Ahead, career industry experts share the dos, do-nots, and why-nots of creating a résumé that'll get you through the human resources robot filter, help you stand out, and just maybe get you the gig. Ready to land your dream job? Read on...