By Ron Fry
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If you are anti-travel and dead-set against relocating, why are you applying for a job that requires both? Testimonials. Testimonials—endorsements from former employers— don't belong on a resume. Let your accomplishments and experiences speak for themselves. If you have a testimonial on the writer's company letterhead, you can attach it to your resume, if you wish. Just realize it could be construed as biased and, therefore, ignored. Remember: You're only working on a rough draft of your resume, so don't demand perfection just yet.
And therefore, easier to read. Serif typefaces include New Century Schoolbook, Palatino, Bookman, Times, Courier, and Souvenir. This typeface is Helvetica. It' s a sans-serif style. Don't us e it. 5. Stic k to traditional typefaces. Stay away from the fancy or cutesy ones. 6. Selec t a readable size. Never use anything smaller than 10-point type for the body of your resume. You may go up to 12 points. Your header can be even larger—typically two or more points larger than your body type. 7. Don' t mi x typefaces.
Salary information . Providing salary information—either your "history" or "requirements"—allows a prospective employer to eliminate you from consideration (you're too expensive) or determine how little he can get away with paying you. Don't include it on your resume. A better way to address the situation is to mention in your cover letter that you will be happy to discuss your salary requirements when you have a better idea of what the job entails. But avoid discussing salary at all until the prospective employer mentions it!
101 Great Resumes by Ron Fry