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What's an ASCII Resume?


Is a resume in ASCII format the same thing as a resume in text only? Yes. “ASCII,” “text only,” and “scannable resume” all basically mean the same thing — a resume that is stripped of all formatting, making it easier to scan and store in databases, tough scanning is not done too often anymore. But there is a little more to it because some fundamental content differences exist between a regular formatted resume and a text/electronic/ASCII resume. To learn all about these differences, read our articles, Your E-resume’s File Format Aligns with its Delivery Method and The Top 10 Things You Need to Know about E-Resumes and Posting Your Resume Online. Need help with your resume, cover letter, or other career-marketing document? Order today from Quintessential Resumes and Cover Letters.