Re: Resume length

Subject: Re: Resume length
From: Marc Santacroce <santa -at- MAILHUB -dot- TFS -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 1994 10:31:50 -0700

Don t print it on one, too much of a chance only one side will get
copied/faxed or read. If you have two pages of experience, more power to
you, but make sure you are not just trying to fill up space.
Regards, ;-{)


M_a_r_c_ A. _S_a_n_t_a_c_r_o_c_e_________________________
Technical Writer/Trainer
TRW Financial Systems, Inc.
300 Lakeside Dr.
Oakland, CA 94612-3540
santa -at- tfs -dot- com santacroce -at- aol -dot- com

"Better to be judged by twelve, than carried by six"

On Tue, 18 Oct 1994, Shelly LaRock wrote:

> Hi all,

> How long should a resume be for a newly-graduated
> college student? Right now, mine is two pages.
> Some people have told me that college students
> don't know enough to have two pages. Well I
> think it's necessary to list the jobs I've had
> as a technical writer, but if I'm limited to
> one page, I can't.

> I also provide writing/work samples when I'm
> interviewing or sending my resume. The three jobs
> I have listed on my resume are all *very*
> relevant to technical writing, and I don't think
> I can afford to NOT list them.

> One more question: If I do have a two page
> resume, is it better to print it on two separate
> pieces of paper, or should I print one, two-sided
> piece of paper? I've heard comments for and against
> both ways.

> Shelly La Rock
> smlarock -at- mtu -dot- edu
> STC at Michigan Tech, Houghton, MI

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