How to Create a Plain Text Resume, aka ASCII Resume, From Word: Easy Version

October 15, 2012 at 10:41 am Leave a comment

Ever wonder how to upload your resume to a job board? Or why it gets garbled when you copy and paste it into your LinkedIn profile or a job application portal on a company website?

While I don’t advocate running your job search by applying for advertised opportunities, knowing how to translate your resume into a universal format is important. In the video below, I’ve explained the basics. Later this week, I’ll be showing how to handle translation of more complex formats.

If you have questions, feel free to post them in the comments below. Enjoy!

(Be sure to click the HD button on the upper right side of the player for better resolution.)

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