RDrew Convert Word Resume to Text for Posting on Web

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Published on March 4, 2009

Author: rondrew

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Steps to convert a MS Word document to text for posting a CV on the Internet

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

How do I convert my resume to ASCII (text)?

Open your formatted Microsoft WORD document

Convert ALL text to Courier 12 points

Remove any characters that ARE NOT on your keyboard including bullets and graphics

Replace bullets with asterisks or dashes

Left Justify all text including headings

Remove ALL tabs. Use manual spacing with the spacebar or carry information over to another line

Capitalize headers, name, and any other items that require distinction from the remainder of the text

On a two page resume, remove your name and page number – ASCII is considered as one continuous document

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

Save AS “yournameASCII” and pick “TXT” as the document type

Proof read the ASCII resume document and email it to yourself to ensure accuracy

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