Convert Your Word Doc into a Plain-Text Resume

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Word .docs look terrible as plain-text files if you just change the extension. Follow these steps to ensure your formatting meets best practices no matter what version you’re using.

Convert Your Word Doc into a Plain-Text Resume

If you’ve spent time carefully selecting the right font for your resume, aligning the margins and crafting a clean outline of justified section titles and subtitles, the last thing you want to do is render the whole thing in plain text. But that’s just what you need to do, said several resume-writing experts, includingBarbara Safani, owner of the career-management firm Career Solvers and Job-Hunt.org.

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By Lisa Vaas

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