Your resume or CV is an essential tool in your job search. Writing a great resume is your marketing tool to demonstrate that you are a good fit for the job. Keep it to no more than three pages but try to resist the urge to pad it out to three pages unnecessarily. If you’re new to the workforce one page might do it. Keep it concise and authentic to give an accurate snapshot of what you have to offer.

Inflating your skills or experience in a resume isn’t a good idea. If you do this, the best-case scenario is that you get an interview where you are likely to feel quite embarrassed because