Join Steve Harris for an in-depth discussion in this video Finishing touches and tips, part of Designing a Resume.
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Now that our content is in place and our document is nearly ready to submit.…Let's go back through and check our…alignment and spacing for consistency and accuracy.…Be sure to go through your document once more and ensure that…all of your textiles have been applied and are consistent throughout the document.…Look at what type of text you're using a particular…style on, dates, locations, etc, and keep it consistent throughout.…If we zoom in a little bit on our…document, you can see here that New York, New…York, is in this nice blue color, which would…imply that we are using this blue for location.…However, on our school column, we have New York, New York And it's not there.…
Let's just go ahead and change that style to blue to match the other side there.…Now it's consistent.…I also think we need to clean up this chart a little bit.…It's not looking very good.…Let's select our text box, and I'm just going to adjust the…letting on this a little bit to make it easier to read.…Now that that looks a little bit better,…
Note: Steve uses Adobe InDesign to create these resumes, but we've included a bonus chapter that shows you how to recreate the same designs in Microsoft Word or the software of your choice.
- Understanding general resume layout and design principles
- Setting up InDesign for resume designs
- Building the layouts
- Styling the text
- Introducing color
- Outputting your resume to PDF