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1. How long should a resume be?
There is no generally preferred length for a resume – any length is acceptable.
One page is preferred, especially for a new graduate or entry-level positions.
A resume should never be more than one page long.
2. How should a resume be formatted?
In most cases, a free template that can be found on popular sites online will be a good choice.
In most cases, simple formatting in a functional or traditional template that is easy to read is a good choice.
The more creative the better, so it will stand out.
3. Which of these is an example of the best way to describe duties in work positions on a resume?
As supervisor, I led a team of four people. Together, we were able to increase our department’s revenue by 20% in the first year of my leadership.
Led four-person team to major first-year increases.
Supervised a four-person team to increase revenue by 20% in first year.
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