The one font you should never, ever use on your CV

Your CV needs to
Your CV needs to "pop" and be instantly engaging. Georja Ryan

When it comes to bad fonts for your CV, I don't have a list, just one MAJOR culprit - Times New Roman! Avoid this like the plague! Nothing says 'I haven't updated my CV in ten years' more than the Times New Roman font and that's definitely not the message you want to be sending out to employers.

Other more acceptable "cleaner, fresher, modern" fonts include:

But one more piece of advice: "Stay away from Arial - it's not quite at the Times New Roman extinct CV level yet, but it's getting there quickly."


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