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How-to Guide: Editing Your Resume

1. What do I need to edit my resume templates?
  • It is best to download and edit your resume on a computer or laptop.
  • Microsoft Word (PC & Mac) and Apple Pages (Mac). 
    2. Where can I get Microsoft Word or Apple Pages?
          3. Download your resume bundle.
          • Your files are all contained in a zipped folder.
          • To open your zipped folder, simply right-click with your mouse and select UNZIP from dropdown menu. You can also double-click on the zipped folder to have it open.
          • NOTE: A computer or laptop is best to edit your resume templates. It is not recommended to edit your resume templates on a tablet or cellphone.  
            4. Open your files.
            • Open Microsoft Word or Apple Pages.
            • Go to your top menu. Select OPEN FILES. Go to your resume files. OPEN.
            • If your files appear corrupt, re-download your files and update Microsoft Word by going to HELP menu and typing UPDATE in search bar. Make sure to restart your computer before re-opening new files. 
                5. How do you change the colors?

                VIDEO TUTORIAL:

                • All colors on your resume templates can be changed, yes! 
                • Double-click on your picture, opening a Format window.
                • Go to Format Shape with color options in a window.  Use your eye dropper to select a specific color.
                • Are you trying to change an under-line color? Check to see if it is a border. Go to your Home menu. Borders. Border & Shading.
                6. Can I change the text boxes, headings, or sections?

                VIDEO TUTORIAL:

                • Absolutely, everything can be changed, re-sized, moved, added or deleted. Having trouble? Write us here: resume@theartofresume.com 
                7.  How do I insert my profile picture?

                VIDEO TUTORIAL:

                • Double-click on resume picture. A side panel will open. Format Picture.
                • At the top menu go to the bucket icon. Insert Picture From File.
                • Insert your picture.

                  ***NOTE:

                  (a) Skewed? Select the tile picture option
                  (b) Too big? Keeping values the same use Scale X and Scale Y 
                  (c) Off-centre? Offset X and Offset Y  

                   

                  8. My resume templates are finished but now everything is misaligned and messy. What can I do?

                  VIDEO TUTORIAL:

                  • Almost everything aligns with your margin.
                  • Go to Layout Menu. Align.
                  • First choose Margin, or the appropriate, and then the direction.
                  • Need help? resume@theartofresume.com
                    9. How do I change my resume icons?

                    VIDEO TUTORIAL:

                    10. How should I send my resume templates?
                    • PDF is the standard format.
                    • Check the job advertisement to see if another file type is needed.
                    • Save resume template as a PDF. Go to FILE > SAVE AS > Select PDF from dropdown menu.
                    11. How do remove the white border for printing? 
                    • Go to Page Setup. Settings.
                    • Under Page Attributes. Format for Any Printer. Paper Size. Manage Custom Sizes.
                    • Add new size. Name it: PDF borderless - 8.5 x 11; Non-Printable Area needs to say - User Defined. Change margins in boxes to 0.
                    • Save as PDF.
                    • Please Note: Some printers do not allow for a full colour bleed (color to the edge of the paper). If your printer does not, please go to your local printing store like Staples, Fedex, or Walmart.