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I suppose that standards vary from area to area.
However, in my experience, few employers (even ones
who say they do) object to a resume that's longer
than two pages, so long as the information is
ell-organized and relevant.
Most of the time, trying to keep your resume to one
or two pages results in either poor layout or in a
resume that's so general that you'll never had a
I've found that it's better to use a longer resume that
at least gives some sense of my background. Of course,
just to be safe, I start with a brief summary on the
first page--that way, the few employers who insist on
a short resume are satisfied, too.
Freelance Technical Writer
(bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com) (604) 421-7189
Job Bank Team, STC Canada West Coast Chapter http://www.stc.org/region7/cwc/www/job_bank.html
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