3 Things to Know About TwoPage Resume Format Posted on October 13, 2016 September 4, 2018 by Trista Winnie Once youve been in the workforce for several years, you might find that your onepage resume format is bursting at the seams.
How can the answer be improved? Without a staple, the two pages can be placed sidebyside to view the whole resume at once. That said, if you have a 2nd page, put your name on top of page 2 (header). By doing this, if the 2 pages are separated they can be easily put back together. If you have to have 2 pages staple them. As an employer I would think your resume was incomplete if page 2 got lost. (not all employers scan them.
some still have file cabinets. Sep 12, 2018 The USCA. edu resume tips page linked to the right says, " Don't staple your resume (if more than one page) or staple your cover letter to the resume. " Answer NEVER STAPLE UN LESS SPECIFICALLY ASKED TO DO SO! The reason you should never staple your resume is that is not professional. Sep 15, 2009 I never staple a hand delivered resume.
I put my email address and name at the top and bottom of the pages, people in interviews sometimes sort them, look at one page, do lots of things. I wouldn't recommend it, but in reality, it don't really matter.
A resume should never be stapled together. If something must be used to hold it together a paper clip may be used but even this is not recommended.
The reason that stapling is strictly forbidden as a practice when sending out a resume is that many companies use applicant tracking software which I think having a resume with 2 pgs depends on the recruiter's preference. I've interviewed with one recruiter who preferred me to add all of my relevant experiences and said 2 pgs were acceptable. I've had another recruiter tell me to cut it down to one page. Apr 18, 2008 Look over your resume and determine why your resume is two pages.
Try to shorten your resume to one page, less paper the better, but if you need to use two pages, just place them in a manila folder and dont staple the pages.