February 06, 2019 | By NACE Staff
TAGS: best practices, branding and marketing, coaching, nace insights, career development
Spotlight for Career Services Professionals
A good resume offers a snapshot of the job seeker’s experience, skills, and abilities. It is organized for easy reading, includes keywords (including some from the job description), contains relevant work experience, and features correct spelling and grammar, all in a succinct package.
However, since presentation is an important part of any resume, what typeface (font) should a student job seeker use? Is Times New Roman, the long-lived standard, outdated?
Recently, career services practitioners shared their thoughts on choosing an appropriate type face in a discussion in the NACE Community. Here’s what they said:
Which fonts do you suggest students use on their resumes? Join the discussion in the NACE Community.
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Median number of students per professional staff member
Median number of FTE professional staff
Median number of FTE overall staff
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