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June 12, 2021

Can you use resume paper in a regular printer?

Can you use resume paper in a regular printer?

The answer is: none. It is perfectly acceptable to print your resume on a regular white piece of paper from home with your printer. With technology as it is today, the employer has no expectations that you will hand in a heavy stock, gold colored resume.

Can you use cardstock for resumes?

Print a resume on card-stock or brightly colored paper to stand out. The ‘stand-out’ will result in the opinion you are not professional, and it may be more difficult to scan.

Should I use Resume Paper 2019?

Don’t invest in any resume paper. You should be submitting your resume electronically. The days of buying heavy stock to print resumes are over. [See 6 Creative Ways to Showcase Your Resume Online.]

What color paper is best for resume?

White

How many years should you put on a resume?

Keep it current. Career coaches and professional resume writers advise you focus on the past 10 to 15 years, for most industries. (Some roles, like those within the federal government or in academia, typically, require more complete career histories.)