Writing an effective resume is no easy task. It is your first chance to cause a great first impression on a recruiter or hiring manager.
This article will discuss the importance of fonts for an effective resume, explain the types of fonts and which works best for each type of job position, and provide tips on how to format a resume to help you get that job you’ve been dreaming about!
Your resume is the first chance to cause a great impression on the recruiter or hiring manager. A winning resume must be easily scannable, readable and have clean formatting. It is all about capturing the attention of the recruiter and then showing him or her that you have the right set of skills, education and work experience so you get shortlisted for a job interview.
How do you accomplish that?
- Choose the right type of resume format for your experience and the job position you are applying for (more on this below)
- Choose a resume design that looks professional and polished, with clear sections that are easily scannable and some white space, so it doesn’t look cluttered
- When writing your resume, focus on your abilities and accomplishments and try to match your skills to the job description
This article will focus on the main resume formats, their advantages, disadvantages, and what type of candidate should use each of them.