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Land the Tech Job You Love by Andy Lester

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General Guidelines

Some rules apply regardless of the format you’re writing. Here are some to keep in mind.

Your name must be the first thing the reader notices and can easily find. If you have any multipage documents, your name and contact information must appear on each page. Your name should be the biggest thing in the contact block. Use a strong sans serif typeface, and put your name in bold and a few point sizes bigger than the rest of the contact information. You want it to stand out on a stack of papers. Whether it’s left- or right-justified doesn’t much matter, as long as your name is on the top.

Font choice is not the place to get creative.

Use exactly two fonts. Use a sans-serif font like Tahoma, Arial, or Geneva for your headings, ...

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