Is it okay to print resume double sided?

08/29/2021 Blog

Is it okay to print resume double sided?

If you have a two-page resume, don’t print it double-sided. It may be the most earth-friendly approach, but printing a two-page resume double-sided on a single sheet of paper is a bad job search strategy. Make the best impression possible on paper by going single-sided.

Is cardstock good for resumes?

Print a resume on card-stock or brightly colored paper to stand out. The ‘stand-out’ will result in the opinion you are not professional, and it may be more difficult to scan.

Can you use resume paper in a regular printer?

The answer is: none. It is perfectly acceptable to print your resume on a regular white piece of paper from home with your printer. With technology as it is today, the employer has no expectations that you will hand in a heavy stock, gold colored resume.

Should I include dates on my resume?

Unless the job calls for a huge amount of experience, most coaches recommend including the last 10 to 15 years of your work history, with dates, on your resume. Anything older than that can be kept off the resume.