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4 tips to sharpen your resume

Your resume can help you get your foot in the door for a prospective job. Here are four ways to make it a little better.

 

Whether you're trying to enter the workplace for the first time or want to get a new position in your field, you're going to need a sharp resume. Although potential employers will assess you on more than one piece of paper, your resume is a great way to get your foot in the door for an interview.

 

That said, it's easy to be overwhelmed when you're putting a resume together. Here are four easy tips for how to write a resume.

 

1. Make it legible

 

It's usually a good idea to stay on the basic end of things. Try a sans-serif font such as Calibri, or a standard one like Times New Roman. The most important thing is that you select a font that won't distract the reader from the content on the page.