Liberty University Career Center
Resume Rubric
Review
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Reviewer's Name:
Student's Name:
Criteria Excellent/Competitive Satisfactory Minimum/Non-Competitive Needs Improvement Comments
Design/Format
Name and address easily identifiable
Appropriately used a concise bullet list/paragraph format
Error free, polished and consistent
Visually perfect and consistent
Design elements appropriate and consistent
Name and address easily identifiable
Appropriately uses bullet list/paragraph format
Free of mechanical errors
Visually acceptable and consistent
Design elements are minimally appropriate/consistent
Missing name or address information
Does not always use bullet list/paragraph format
A few minor visual/ format errors
Visually acceptable but minimally inconsistent
Design elements are inconsistent
Missing name or address information
Does not use bullet list/paragraph format
Frequent minor visual/format errors
Visually unacceptable and distracting
Design elements are distracting
Spelling
Error free
One Error
Two errors
Three or more errors
Job-Specific Information
Information exhibits ability to fit the job description and add value to the company
Industry specific language used when describing skills
Effective use of action phrases and correct tense when describing all skills
Has all required and relevant information
Information exhibits an ability to perform the job
Some industry specific language used
Some use of action phrases and correct tense
Includes all required and/or relevant information
Information is not job-specific
Not industry specific
Uses a few action phrases and tasks/duties, sometimes uses incorrect tense
Includes almost all required information
Information is irrelevant
Not industry specific
Use of tasks/duties versus skills, uses incorrect tense
Missing some sections of required information
Sections/Content Header
(Name, address, phone, email; if applicable social networking site or online portfolio)
Header is accurate, complete and polished
Objective/Professional Skills Profile is specific to position and the job-related skills
Header is accurate and complete
Objective/Professional Skills Profile is specific to position only
Header is missing a key element
Objective/Professional Skills Profile is too general or missing
Header is missing more than 1 key element
Objective/Professional Skills Profile looks like a job description
Education
(Major, minor, specialization, GPA: 3.5 or higher, years attended)
Education includes all key elements
Education includes all key elements
Education is missing key information
Education is missing key information
Experience
(action verbs, correct tense, quantifiable results, field experience, use of industry specific language)
Experience includes effective use of key information
Experience includes some use of key information
Experience includes an ineffective use of key information
Experience does not include key information
Skills
Skills are specific to position and industry (transferrable skills)
Some Skills are unrelated to position and industry; did not identify transferrable skills
Skills are too generic; did not identify transferrable skills
Skills are not identified or too generic; did not identify transferrable skills
Other
Relevant Affiliations/Certifications/Licensures are strategically placed
Activities/Honors/Volunteer includes leadership experience and accomplishments
Languages are identified and reflect fluency
Relevant Computer Skills are strategically placed
Affiliations/Certifications/Licensures are included if applicable
Activities/Honors/Volunteer identifies leadership
Languages are identified, reflect fluency
Computer Skills are included
Affiliations/Certifications/Licensures not included
Activities/Honors/Volunteer included
Languages are identified
Computer Skills identified incorrectly
Affiliations/Certifications/Licensures not included
Activities/Honors/Volunteer are not identified
Languages are not identified
Computer Skills not included