Daily Job Search Tip: Resume White Sound

March 29th, 2011 | Resume | No Comments »

Designing your resume with space in mind

You’re often told to keep your resume to just one or two pages. Unfortunately, many people understand this piece of advice to mean, stuff one or two pages with the same amount of text it takes to fill 10 normal pages.

But when you jam-pack your 1-2 page resume with a ton of text, it becomes illegible and unattractive. Cut down your text as much as possible, leaving your resume with only concise, brief sentences. Cut out any unnecessary or repetitive information.

Only then can you use the white space to your advantage. Spaces between sections and titles make it easier to navigate your resume and make the most important parts stand out.

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