Chris.Kilroy at turner.com
Fri Oct 25 14:05:31 EDT 2002
html seems like it would be a safe bet.Â you can do a fair amount of formatting, and also be confident that 99%+ of the PCs on the planet can view the file.Â
But nowadays, most people do have Adobe Acrobat, and your resume will look great.
->Is it reasonable, though, that when no specific format is requested,
->that PDFs are a safe bet?
->On Fri, 2002-10-25 at 12:53, Kilroy, Chris wrote:
->> just recognize you are rolling the dice if you choose to
->adopt this strategy.
->> I'm not trying to be didactic, but i think it bears
->repeating.Â My wife works in corporate recruiting, and i can
->tell you that people are looking for reasons to exclude
->applicants from consideration.Â They are swamped with resumes
->for every position they have to fill.Â Â
->> do what you want, but if it was me, i'd follow their
->instructions to a "T" if i was serious about getting a job.Â
->I'll worry about debating the merits of various file formats
->with management for when i'm hired and getting a paycheck ;-).
->> Good luck on your search,
->> ->On Friday 25 October 2002 09:40 am, James P. Kinney III wrote:
->> ->> Send a pdf. Include a link for adobe to download the
->reader if they
->> ->> don't have one.
->> ->> I ran into the issue where the reason for the .doc
->format was so the
->> ->> recruiter could EDIT my resume. The desire was to
->remove my name and
->> ->> contact info, but the ability to readily make changes
->on my resume
->> ->> was not something I was happy with.
->> ->That is how they make their money.Â I think that is a legitimate
->> ->request, so when I was looking I offered to send one that
->> ->my contact info on it.
->> ->Pdf looks better, anyway.Â I agree with Jim.
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