For example: High level computer skills including Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Five years experience in customer service both face-to-face and phone based. And you fill in the rest. As a guide, four to six points is good but there is no real rule.
It doesnt look horrible, but it could use improvement. You can improve almost all rsums with four steps: Pick a better typeface, remove extra indentations, make it easy to skim, apply typographic detailing.
To reduce this, select the space and change its font size in half. So if the rest of the text is 10pt, change it to 5pt. After adding the finishing touches, heres the final rsum: No rules are set in stone, so feel free to experiment.
If youre using Times New Roman, Words default typeface, change it now. Times doesnt read well on-screen and lacks typographic subtleties such as non-lining numbers. Because its available on virtually all computers and designed to be readable on on-screen, try Georgia instead.
Heres a detail showing the rsum before and after removing indentation: To align all the cities and dates on the right, use tabs. Already, you can see a huge improvement. Also notice that the top margin is now reduced to 0.5 inches.
I can tell you that there is a lot of prejudice out there. For example, a survey of doctors with patients who had come back from depression found most would not recommend disclosure for their patients returning to work.
If you dont see the horizontal ruler, go to the. View menu and select, ruler. On the ruler, drag the, first Line Indent marker to left by 1/8th of an inch.