“Using Times New Roman is the typeface equivalent of wearing sweatpants to an interview,” according to a new article in Bloomberg. Things like this make steam come out of my ears. It’s one of those job hunting myths that need to die. Here are 5 of the worst.
Typeface matters for your resume. Okay, if you write your resume in crayon on the back of a Denny’s placemat, that’s the equivalent of showing up in sweatpants. Using Times New Roman is okay. Go ahead and do it, if it’s your choice. Note that the Bloomberg people interviewed “Typography Wonks” (their term). If you’re applying for a job in typography then sure, your typeface matters. Otherwise, here is what is important:
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