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General Resume Appearance


Because resumes are read quickly, appearance is very important. Resumes should be designed so that layout is inviting and information very easy to locate. To accomplish this, you should invest some time in developing an effective format, use a readable typeface, and select appropriate paper for the sorts of businesses you'll be contacting.

Formatting

Typeface

Paper


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