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Frank: What the Helvetica?!

Published on June 19, 2015

What the Helvetica?! Frank goes on a mini-rant when some typographic experts say that Times New Roman is a bad choice for resumes.

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By John Galto on Jun 19, 2015

Time Roman is a very readable typeface but perhaps some think that Helvetica scans better or the experts are Swiss!

 

By Joe Webb on Jun 19, 2015

I prefer resumes in Courier on my IBM Selectric :)

With all the online submissions nowadays, and the use of word processing templates, interesting resume design seems to be a lost art.

I would never use Comic Sans for my resume... but there are days when I think my life is in Comic Sans

 

By Alfred Ingram on Jun 20, 2015

I like Palatino for body text and Optima for headings but that's for my resume. I'm not sure I'd bother to read a resume done entirely in any san serif. Life has enough headaches as it is.

 

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