creating a resume

creating a resume - the document easily and process...

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This handout offers advice for making informed design choices in creating a resume. We also have a sample resume that uses these design principles available in the media section above. Why is the design of my resume so important? Employers will usually take, at most, only thirty-five seconds to look at this one-page representation of yourself before deciding whether to keep or discard it. To ensure that you will make it past that initial screening, you should design your resume in such a way that employers can read
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Unformatted text preview: the document easily and process information quickly. One way to do this is to conform to the conventional format of a resume, since employers know how resumes work and where to locate certain information. In addition, you should keep certain design principles in mind that will increase your chances of getting your resume into the "keep" pile. Designing your resume can be a challenge and requires you to take a closer look at how readers read. Here are some tips to help you make your resume a winning experience....
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