The Ugly Ducklings of the Resume World

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Job-seekers and resume writers have strived for years to develop ways to make resumes visually appealing and graphically interesting — through font choices, bold and italic type, rule lines, bullets, centering, indents, and more — only to have all that formatting thrown out the window in the e-resume world. Text-based e-resumes are the antitheses of the gorgeous documents that job-seekers hand to employers at interviews and career fairs. The fact is that most e-resumes aren’t intended to be visually attractive because their main function is not to be seen but to be searched in keyword-searchable databases. Read more on how to make your text resume visibly appealing at The Top 10 Things You Need to Know about E-Resumes and Posting Your Resume Online.

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