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How Long Is Your Resume?
The shorter, the better. Consider having a one-page resume if you have little or no work experience
As a job seeker, you might be wondering how many pages your resume should be.
This subject has been widely debated amongst professionals.
As a general rule, I’d advise that your resume be as short and concise as possible.
If you recently just completed your studies, then a one-page resume is often non-negotiable
If you have had one or two jobs with about five to seven years of work experience, you may have a two-page resume only if you can’t fit it all into a page.
Avoid having a one and half page resume – if you do, stick to one page.
A one and half page resume does not look good on paper with all the extra white spaces.
Remove irrelevant contents – sometimes a few words are better than many words
Remove responsibilities that do not add value and replace them with achievements.
Again, for most young professionals, a one-page resume is achievable and can do the magic.
Let me know your thoughts.
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