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Subject:Fonts, resumes, and printing From:Karen Kay <karenk -at- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 8 Jun 1994 13:33:12 -0700
Nancy Hoft - CONTRACTOR HRIS said:
> But I think they're scared about spending money, even
> a "lousy $75", because they don't know if it will take them
> 3 months or even a year to find another job. When you're
> out of work that long, a "lousy $75" means a few weeks of
That's true; I can't deny it. But in theory, having a spiffy-
looking resume might mean you would spend less time out of
work. So there are trade-offs. I went out and spent $700 on
an LED printer when I started seriously looking for work.
Until then, I had been taking my stuff to Kinko's--you can rent
a computer that does laser printout for $12/hr. The problem
w/ that, though, is that they have different fonts from fine,
so everything had to be reformatted. But if you only have a
few things to do, it works well.