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Windows 7: Just redid my resume, what do you all think?

19 Apr 2009   #1
Bryce

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 
Just redid my resume, what do you all think?

So, I just redid my resume after a long period of it being dull. What do you all think about it?

Yea I know I put down Windows 7, but I know SOMETHING about it so that's why it's there.

http://www.bryceeason.net/files/resume.pdf
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19 Apr 2009   #2
SqdnGuns

Slackware / Windows 7 x64 7100
 
 

If you have any time as an intern, add it. If not, find a company that will let you intern for some experience.

Try to make it one page and insure it can be read with OCR software. Some employers run all resumes through an OCR app and look for key words.
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19 Apr 2009   #3
Bryce

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 

Can't really get it all on one page without cluttering it up to much. Let me see what else I can try.

And no, that's my only work history I've had =/.
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19 Apr 2009   #4
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

It looks good, but as SqdnGuns said you need to fit it on one page. :)
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19 Apr 2009   #5
Bryce

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 

Here's a shorter version, but still it's more than one page.

http://www.bryceeason.net/files/Resume2.pdf
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19 Apr 2009   #6
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

Still no good. You have to reduce the titles and text size to fit on one page.
The content is OK though. :)
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19 Apr 2009   #7
johngalt

 

TBH, you're wasting a lot of White Space at the top and with those very large boldfaced section headings. One way would be to move your name and such off to the margin, allowing everything to move up....

Take a look at some of the Word templates available online for Resumes- that will get you going.

Also, 1 page is not a *must* - generally, hiring companies want 1-2 pages max.
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19 Apr 2009   #8
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

I agree John. It would look so much neater without the wasted space. :)
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19 Apr 2009   #9
Bryce

Vista Ultimate x64, Windows 7 RC 7100
 
 

Got it a little smaller. Anyone think the header would look better with it all on one line or two lines? It should be all on one page if the header is on one line instead of two I think.

http://www.bryceeason.net/files/Resume3.pdf
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19 Apr 2009   #10
Romulinx2

Win7 Ultimate x64 on Desktop / Win7 Ultimate x86 on laptop / Win7 x86 Starter on Netbook
 
 

It looks better, but it would be neater on one page.
There is a lot of spare space on the right.

It would be easier for you do download a template from Microsoft word as John said. :)
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