If you are planning to apply for a job, one of the most important documents that you need to submit is a professional resume.  Creating one is considered to be one of the common dilemmas of applicants. Some of them don’t know where to start and some as well doesn’t know what to include into their resume.

Today, we are presented with different kinds of aides in order to assist us to create a professional resume.  It is important that we present a concise and concise.  Keep in mind that these employers don’t have all the time in reading all the applicants’ resumes.  The thing here is you need to be sure that you create one that would definitely catch the employer’s attention.

Now, choosing the right layout for your resume is important. You need to be aware that these resumes do come in different types so you need to be certain that you choose the right one that is applicable to the line of job that you are applying to.

It is important for you to get to know the different details needed for these resume layouts. These types may either be printed, whites space, scannable, one column, two column, left aligned, centered, and indented resume.

In this article you are going to know the difference of each types of layout, so read carefully for you to be wise enough in choosing the right one.

  • Printed Resume

This type of resume layout is available for printing.  This type of layout is being used for those applications that need to be mailed or hand delivered to your potential employers.

  • White space

This type of resume is about the amount of white space that you will be considering in your resume. You need to be aware that using of white space is very crucial, most especially if you are a fresh graduate.  When you want to consider in using this layout, it would be best if you have some work history in put if not these white space can catch attention due to lack of informative details.

  • Scannable Resume

This type of layout is almost the same with the printable type of resume.  However, when you are going to submit this data, then it will be in a lot more simpler manner.

  • One Column Resume

This considered for the traditional type of resume. So if you are planning to apply to a conservative type of company or position then this can be greatly considered.

  • Two Column Resume

More likely this type of resume is used when for those applicants who wanted to get into a creative industry, let us say like in advertising.  This is because this layout is more of the creative type, since the headings are justified on the left and the other details are being justified on the right.

  • Left Aligned

This is more of the short type of resume, the headings the other information is aligned on the left side of the paper.

  • Centered Resume

This is not commonly used since it hard to be read, but this adds style to the application.

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