It is not enough to double-check spellings, grammar, and punctuation by yourself. You need a fresh pair of eyes to prevent you from sending out a resume with errors. Spellchecker doesn’t count because its performance is not flawless (especially if it comes to capital letters, missing words, wrong terms or lousy grammar), while yours should be. Do you know how chefs taste their food countless times before serving? That is how you should treat your CV.
Now, if you do find one, turning a blind eye to these “small” mistakes would not be the wisest decision. We rely on our employees to represent our company in the best possible way. Therefore, we cannot take the risk of choosing someone who uses language in a sloppy way and risk looking unprofessional in front of our clients, who are our main critics.
After reading this you certainly know some secret ingredients of the perfect CV and this is the perfect opportunity to try them out. So, read your CV again and see if it would get your attention if you were the employer.
This is the time to attain excellence! Until then, do not send your application.