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General Guidelines on Preparing a Scannable Résumé

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This handout provides a traditional résumé sample and a scannable résumé sample for a comparison as well as general guidelines on writing scannable résumé.

Contributors:Sachiko Sakamuro, Allen Brizee, and Katy Schmaling
Last Edited: 2013-03-11 10:20:34

When required to submit a scannable résumé, you should check with the potential employer regarding specific guidelines. The following are general guidelines to avoid having your résumé overlooked.

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