Guide to Plain Text Resumes

Three common resume file types you will see employers request are Word, PDF, and plain text or ASCII. We discuss the basics of each of these in a previous post, however the plain text file requires a few extra steps beyond a simple “Save As.” Pros and Cons of Plain Text Resumes When you transform […]

Word, PDF, and Plain Text Resumes

Which Format is Best? With so much of the application process taking place online these days, job seekers are finding themselves needing more than just a Word version of their resume. While some employers prefer a Word document, others may request a PDF or plain text file, attached or copied/pasted into an email or uploaded […]