Preparing Your Resume for the Internet

If you're submitting your resume online it's important to do it correctly. Learn all about online resume submission here.

Formatting a plain-text resume

Once you have created a plain-text resume, you will need to format it to create a clean, legible document. You will see that all formatting (e.g., bold, bullets, font size) has been eliminated. Below are examples of how you can use your keyboard to create new formatting for your plain-text resume.

Use the following keys to replace formatting:

sample plain text resume clip

Be sure to proof your resume. Make sure all incorrect and unnecessary formatting from your Microsoft Word document has been eliminated.

Review a sample Plain-Text Resume.