How to preserve the formatting of the resume?
Transmitting a resume electronically can sometimes have disastrous results. It is a wise idea to experiment with sending your resume via electronic format several times in several different ways prior to sending it to an actual employer. You may want to practice sending to other people you know, such as friends and relatives, to see how the formatting changes as you send your resume. Then, try to take proactive steps to preserve the formatting of the resume. Some things should be consistent from resume to resume, and can help in landing that job interview. Try to make sure that your name appears in larger, bold font at the top of the resume to make a statement that you are a confident job seeker, not one who is timid and unsure of self. Other formatting rules include font sizes, which should be somewhere between 10 and 12 point with 11 point font being the ideal size selection. Make fonts easy to read and use no more than two types of font. Justified text blocks should be avoided. Usin