Creating a quality resume can feel like a daunting task. But if you remember the 3 S's: Simple, Specific and Structured, it can help your resume stand out.
Unless if you are in a creative field, such as graphic design, keep your resume simple. Avoid pictures, graphics, different colored or hard-to-read font, or anything else which may take away from the content in your resume.
Make your resume specific to the position.
A recommended resume structure includes:
In order to make the information easily accessible to the reader, use white space on the page to attract the reader's attention to the most applicable information. To do this, avoid long paragraphs, and instead, use bullet points.
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