RULES OF PUNCTUATION

Use commas to separate words in a series.
• Use a semicolon to separate series of words that already include commas within the series. (For an example, see the first rule of capitalization.)
• Use a semicolon to separate independent clauses that are not joined by a conjunction.
• Use a period to end a sentence.
• Use a colon to show that examples or details follow that will expand or amplify the preceding phrase.
• Avoid the use of dashes.
• Avoid the use of brackets.
• If you use any punctuation in an unusual way in your resume, be consistent in its use.
• Whenever you are uncertain, consult a style manual.

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