Recommendation as to an appropriate choice of action Most likely we all know the definition of the word advice, but many of us don’t seek out advice in times of need, or if we do, we get advice from the wrong places and wrong people.
Whether you’re unemployed, underemployed, re-entering the job market or making a career change, you need to get some serious advice and direction to make your job campaign a successful one with quick results.
Sample resume made with our builder—See more templates and create your resume here. Poor quality resume paper will make you come across schlumpy and slouchy. Good resume paper, in turn, will show your professionalism and attention to detail.
So— If you’re simply looking for a bottom line: 32 lbs, 75-100% cotton is the best resume paper.
Let’s see how paper color influences the looks of our three templates: Our “Crisp” template is fairly basic. Printing a simple resume like this one on ivory paper will add a nice, classy touch without risking illegibility. Plus, it’s the firmest of the three, thus least likely to crumple. In the picture above, you can see plain resume paper made of 100% cotton—high cotton content adds some texture and extra softness to otherwise unexciting plain resume paper.
The verdict: it’s a closely fought contest, but we’ll have to give the edge to ivory paper. It’s got more color than the previous template, but not much shading. Finally, 32 lbs resume paper has got a really nice feel. (We’ll get to how important cotton content is for resume paper, read on to learn more about it!
And we’re feeling absolutely positive about this choice.
Plus, here’s our take on the details as to what makes the best resume paper: But why would you choose to believe us? We’ve printed out sample resumes on over ten types of resume stationery to help you choose the type of paper for your resume that fits your tastes and needs!
Its common sense when it comes to your career/job search you need to put the time, effort, energy, research and the willingness to take the advice that this critical part of your life deserves.
Remember the resume needs to capture the reader’s attention in less than 20 seconds.