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What’s the Smallest Resume Font I Can Use?


Dear Experts,

What is the smallest size font I can use on a resume to keep it to one page?

Here is how our CAREEREALISM-Approved Experts answered this question on Twitter:

Q#482 If you need to ask this question you have too much info on your resume. Trim it down and use a reasonable font size. (@gradversity)

Q#482 What’s the Smallest Resume Font I Can Use? A 10 font:  http://bit.ly/cTdydb (@ravingredhead)

Q#482 Just keep it easy to read and ditch the “one page resume myth.” (@CareerBranches)

Q#482 Completely agree with @DawnBugni. Stop following arbitrary resume length rules. [1/2] (@ValueIntoWords)

Q#482 Tell your ‘compelling story’ and ‘darn the torpedoes:’ http://bit.ly/9mWcx6 [2/2] (@ValueIntoWords)

Q#482 When you have to use a magnifying glass. Seriously, two pages won’t hurt if it covers your work! (@beneubanks)

Q#482 Depends on the font you use. Some like Verdana look good in 9. Others like Calibri need to use 11. (@GreatResume)

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