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Select a design and
format that allows you to highlight the most important information about
your work experience, skills and education that directly relates to the
job you are applying for.
Keep the layout clean and easy to read to help pull the reader in. Simple, clean ivory or white 81/2 x 11 paper with a professional, clean looking font is the best approach. Stick to using one font and use bold and italics if necessary.
Resumes should begin with your name, address, e-mail and phone number(s). Make it easy for a potential employer to contact you. Avoid including personal Information such as age, height, weight, and marital status. It is unnecessary and out of place in a professional resume.
If possible, keep your resume to one page, - two pages at the most. A well summarized representation of your work history, experience and education is far more impactful than a long, rambling clearing house of every job you’ve ever had.