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  1. Scannable & Web Résumés

  2. Scannable Résumés

  3. Tips for Scannable Résumés • Use smooth white paper • Avoid folding and stapling • Put your name on the first line of the first page • Put each phone number on a separate line Overall Scannable & Web Résumés

  4. Tips for ScannableRésumés,continued • Remove all your formatting • Use plenty of white space • Use as many pages as necessary • Avoid double columns Format Scannable & Web Résumés

  5. Tips for ScannableRésumés,continued • Use 12- to 14- point fonts • Use standard sans serif typeface (examples: Arial, Helvetica, and Tahoma) • Avoid unusual typefaces, underlining, & graphics • Avoid fonts that have touching letters Fonts Scannable & Web Résumés

  6. Tips for ScannableRésumés,continued • Use key words appropriate to your field • Use industry buzzwords • Be specific & quantifiable • Use abbreviations carefully • Use nouns. Some systems don’t handle verbs well • Use common headings such as Summary of Qualifications, Strengths, Certifications. etc. Language Scannable & Web Résumés

  7. For More Information on ScannableRésumés Visit: http://www.provenresumes.com/reswkshps/electronic/scnres.html Scannable & Web Résumés

  8. Web Résumés

  9. Creating a web résumé • Include an e-mail link at the top of the page under your name • Omit street address & phone • Consider having links under your name and e-mail to other parts of your résumé • Consider having links to other pages that give more information about you Scannable & Web Résumés

  10. Creating a webrésumé, continued • Put strongest qualifications immediately after your name & e-mail • Specify the job you want • List city and state for educational institutions and employers • Use lists, indentations, & white spaceto create visual variety Scannable & Web Résumés

  11. Remember: The purpose of any résumé is to get an interview. Scannable & Web Résumés

  12. Link to PowerPoint on Application Letters • Link to PowerPoint on Résumés Scannable & Web Résumés

  13. Scannable & Web Résumés