"Five Resume-Formatting Mistakes"Earlier this month Matthew Rothenberg published an excellent summary of five mistakes to avoid when formatting your resume. It will only take you a moment to read Rothenberg's piece. Here's a preview of the five "Don'ts" he highlights:
- Don't make your resume too long and/or use type and margins that are too small.
- Don't overuse bullets.
- Don't stick too rigidly to listing your career history and accomplishments in chronological order.
- Don't include pictures, and don't use PDF format (do use MSWord).
- Don't choose a poorly formatted filename.
(Do use something along these lines for, say, a Logistics Manager position:
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