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The Good Old Resume.

If you need help with your resume, you have come to the right place. We are experts at reviewing resumes and have a solid basis for what makes a resume great.

Here are a few things to consider as "must-have" items:

  • Your contact information:
    • Full name
    • Personal phone number
    • Personal email address
    • City of residence (does not need to be an exact address and frankly, we advise against those)
  • Education experience:
    • School name
    • Graduation month and year
    • Degree(s) received
    • Major(s) + Minor(s)
    • GPA (highly advised to include)
  • Current and previous work experience with accurate dates
    • Metrics, stats, quantifiable details
  • Industry-relevant skills, awards, certifications, volunteer experience, projects, promotions
  • The file name! Here are acceptable options:
    • FirstName LastName Resume ex) John Smith Resume
    • LastName FirstName Resume ex) Smith John Resume
    • FirstInitial_LastName Resume ex) J_Smith Resume
  • Share your resume as both a ".dox" and ".pdf" whenever possible

Now that we covered what's important to include, let's talk about formatting:

​*If you have less than 5 years of experience in you professional career a 1-page resume is best practice.
  • Font:
    • Easily readable fonts are the best. We recommend Times, Serif fonts, Arial, etc.
    • 12-10.5pt
  • Margins:
    • Reduce margins to 0.5in it will allow you to fit more important information on the page
  • Line spacing:
Below are a few sample resumes to view:
Sample 1
Sample 2
If you are interested in using a NuHire template, one can be downloaded below.
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