Is it acceptable to have a two page resumé these days?

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  1. Ridic Too2

    Ridic Too2 New Member Banned User

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    There was a time that I wouldn't even consider a candidate who had more than one page, but I have been updating mine and don't know that I can get it all on one page.
     
  2. RH Goatcabin

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    Die please.
     
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    Oh, first! :D
     
  4. TagMan

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    post it and we'll let you know.
     
  5. PI Nate

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    No, HR folks will never get to the second page...

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  6. Mack

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    100k + and up = 2
     
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    PappYawn Well-Known Member Banned User

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    Nope.
     
  8. Estocada

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    More important is quality-do you have the right keywords in it to pull your resume out of the vast sea of electronic flotsam that HR or whomever is bombarded with.
     
  9. mrd160

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    1 page only
     
  10. Gunslinger

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    Depending on the position and your experience, absolutely. It's not preferred but for some upper echelon positions, yes...it does happen.
     
  11. Lemmy

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    I could fit mine on a standard post-it.
     
  12. Mack

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    ^^^ that
     
  13. Popeye Saavedra

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    I would remove "Dawg's Saloon Supporter" and that might free up some space. :c
     
  14. MatthewT

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    people do resumes on paper still? :ohnoes:
     
  15. BrulesRules

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    Fry station - 2000 - Present

    -Responsible for dipping frozen french fries in hot oil. Supervised the use of salt in seasoning the finished product.
     
  16. Gitfiddle

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    Just tell them you know how to work the fryer and leave it at that.
     
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    God damn you.
     
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  19. BudBudha

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    Depends on the job dude. Anything science or technical can be 2+ pages especially if you have publications or there's few applicants.
     
  20. Dainty Jainty

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    An upper echelon position is not in Ridic's future so I had to laugh out loud at your comment.