We found this infographic on how to write a good resume. It covers the basics which somehow seem to get lost in the chaos of job hunting.
If you are looking for a job, step 1 is to make sure that you customize your resume to each job application that you are applying for. Secondly, make sure that the grammar is perfect. You have no idea how many resumes are shredded because of people have skipped simple grammar and spell checks.
Hope this help you out. Good luck with your job hunt.