Forget substance, this one’s all about style. Of your resume that is.

It’s always good to stand out and make a positive impression. When entering the workforce, you should strive to be creative, unique and let your individual skills shine.

While most people know not to use scented paper, graphics, colors or Comic Sans fonts, here are a a few additional tips on how to write an effective resume from our friends at ResumeTemplates101.


  • The most common font to use is Times New Roman.
  • Make your headings and name stand out.
  • Try and keep your resume to one page.

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The original Undercover Recruiter, after 7 years in tech recruiting Jorgen now runs Link Humans, a social media agency in London.