Headers on Your #Resume

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I received  a resume from a job hunter who used embedded headers on his resume.

Using headers is an anachronism. It stems from the days when paper resumes were mailed or faxed to apply for jobs.

Worse yet, too often, the hair doesn’t lay out properly. Like this one, he landed about a quarter of the way down on page 2 because he used an older version of Word than I did.

You never know what the receiver has and how one way out. It may look perfect on your screen and dopey on the recipients’.

Is that how you want to make your first impression with an employer?

I don’t think so.

Embedded headers made sense when people actually printed out a resume before interview. Who does that anymore?

Don’t use embedded headers!