Re: email resumes

Subject: Re: email resumes
From: Tom Obenchain <Tom -dot- Obenchain -at- MCI -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 1997 10:13:00 -0700

>Iain Harrison responded to the following (original poster unknown at
>this time):
>>
>> >> There are still things you can do to present the information
>> effectively (white space, ALL CAPS for emphasis, etc.). <<
>
>with this comment:
>> Please tell me that this is a joke. ALL CAPS doesn't emphasise, it
>> makes text hard to read.
>
>Kim Keegan responded:
>
>Agreed, in part. Maybe this person meant that headings, such as WORK
>EXPERIENCE or EDUCATION could be done in all caps. Don't know, can't
>say..

To clarify my original posting:

I did mean that ALL CAPS should be used for such things as headings.
Of course all caps should be used in a limited way. Sorry, I thought
this was obvious. All caps are one of the few emphasis options easily
available in ASCII editors. Without the use of some kind of emphasis:

ALL CAPS

Underlining
~~~~~~~~~~~

**********
* Boxing *
**********

the text of an ASCII two document tends to run together and is very
hard to read.

Thanks,

Tjo

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