Using Columns

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Using Columns to Lay Out Your Resume One way to create a balanced page is by using columns to format your text. However, keep in mind that since employers spend so little time reading a resume, you want them to read through it with few stops. The reader's eye will stop when it reaches the end of each column. Although you might want to use columns to create a balanced page, you wouldn't want your reader to have to make too many stops and miss important information.Therefore, you should use no more than three columns on your resume. Remember that the first place your reader looks at will be located in quadrants 1 and 2, so the most important
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Unformatted text preview: information should go here. Also keep in mind that when indenting information you might create extra columns, so be aware of your column count. Here is an example of a resume section with three distinct columns. The first example has the columns marked in red so that you can see their placement. Purdue University B.A Professional Writing W. Lafayette, IN Graduation: 12/99 Purdue University B.A Professional Writing W. Lafayette, IN Graduation: 12/99 To create columns of text, you can use the table function in Microsoft Word to create vertical and horizontal placements for your information....
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