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  • Left justify the entire document.
  • Use white or light-colored 8.5 X 11 paper, printed on one side only.
  • Provide a laser printed original if possible.
  • Do not fold or staple.
  • Use standard typefaces such as Helvetica, Future, Optima, Universe, Times New Roman, Palatino, New Century Schoolbook, and Courier.
  • Use a font size of 10 to 14 points (avoid Times 10 point).
  • Don't condense spacing between letters.
  • Use boldface and/or all CAPITAL LETTERS for section headings as long as the letters don't touch each other.
  • Avoid fancy treatments such as italics, underline, shadows and reverse (white letters on black background).
  • Avoid vertical and horizontal lines, graphics, and boxes.
  • Avoid two-column format or resumes that look like newspapers or newsletters.
  • Place your name at the top of the page on its own line. You can also place it on subsequent pages.
  • Use standard address format below your name.
  • List each phone number on its own line.
  • Use nouns rather than action verbs. Include words that you think your employer might use in a search (i.e., technical jargon).
  • Contact your campus's career services office for more tips or a resume review.

Source: Indiana Collegiate Career Fairs (ICCF)

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