Cover Letters and Resumes <ul><ul><li>How do I convert my resume to ASCII (text)? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open your for...
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Steps to convert a MS Word document to text for posting a CV on the Internet

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RDrew Convert Word Resume to Text for Posting on Web

  1. 1. Cover Letters and Resumes <ul><ul><li>How do I convert my resume to ASCII (text)? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open your formatted Microsoft WORD document </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Convert ALL text to Courier 12 points </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove any characters that ARE NOT on your keyboard including bullets and graphics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Replace bullets with asterisks or dashes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Left Justify all text including headings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remove ALL tabs. Use manual spacing with the spacebar or carry information over to another line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Capitalize headers, name, and any other items that require distinction from the remainder of the text </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On a two page resume, remove your name and page number – ASCII is considered as one continuous document </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Change the left margin to 1” and the right margin to 2.5”. This allows for the systems accepting only 60-70 characters per line </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save AS “yournameASCII” and pick “TXT” as the document type </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proof read the ASCII resume document and email it to yourself to ensure accuracy </li></ul></ul>Networking Presentation Ron Drew – –
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