“What format will you use to create your resume?”
Because many employers read resumes quickly, the order of the information on your resume is very important. Some industries prefer certain resume formats. Talk with your Career Center team to find out how you should format your resume. If you are still unsure, use the chronological format, as it is the most common. The main resume types are:
Regardless of how you format your resume, there should be no spelling or grammar errors. It should be clean, neat, and easy to read. Don’t use flashy paper or odd fonts.
The length of your resume will depend on your experience and the requirements of the job you are applying for. Potential employers may be turned off by wordy or unnecessarily long resumes. Try to keep your resume to one or two pages.
There are several ways to present your resume online, as well. LinkedIn is the most popular, and can also be an effective networking tool.
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