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LifeClever ;-)Give your résumé a face lift

LifeClever ;-)Give your résumé a face lift
After avoiding the 7 deadly sins of résumé design, you may be asking, “If I can’t use crazy colors, clip art, and other types of decoration, how do I make my résumé stand out from the crowd?” Like many things, the answer lies in the details. Even if you can’t hire a fancy designer and are stuck with Microsoft Word, a few tweaks can turn your blasé résumé into an elegant and functional showpiece. Update (Oct 25): As promised, here’s a template of the final résumé. Please credit this site, LifeClever, if you post it elsewhere. Thanks! Before starting your résumé makeover, first take a look at a typical one: Like most résumés, it was created in Microsoft Word. Pick a better typefaceRemove extra indentationsMake it easy to skimApply typographic detailing If you’re using Times New Roman, Word’s default typeface, change it now. At the same point size, Georgia appears larger than Times New Roman, so you’ll want to set the font size a point or two smaller. To do this in Word: Here’s the full page:

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