Formatting Your Resume: Layout & Distribution Types


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Which of the following strategies is NOT suggested for resume layouts?

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1. Dr. Resume warns that this type of resume distribution does not keep software specific formats. Which type of distribution is he referring to?

2. Why should a job seeker limit the number of font types utilized within a resume?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet set allow you to test your knowledge of how to correctly format your resume for a job hunt. You should know information such as suggestions for resume layout and the number of recommended fonts in order to pass the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your understanding of these topics:

  • Definition of layout
  • Types of resume distribution
  • Suggestions for resume layout
  • Recommended number of different fonts

Skills Practiced

Utilize this quiz and worksheet combination to practice these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about different types of resume distribution from the related lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about proper resume layout
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the use of different fonts on your resume and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about how to correctly format your resume by reviewing the accompanying lesson called Formatting Your Resume: Layout & Distribution Types. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Define traditional word processing, PDF, and ASCII or Plain Text
  • Understand how the layout of your resume influences the reader
  • Recognize the importance of utilizing bullet points and leaving white space
  • Identify the benefits and challenges of different types of resume distribution