Creating a Digital Resume

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Introduction & Objectives

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Microsoft Word

Text Only/Simple Text

HTML

Link to the School of Information Career Center

Protecting your personal information

Conclusion

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Adobe PDF Resume on the Web

Next, save your MS Word formatted resume as an Adobe PDF file and upload your PDF resume to your public_html folder. Acrobat is an excellent program for electronic resumes. PDF will ensure that your resume maintains its proper format and pagination, and it will be half the size of a Word file.

Converting MS Word to PDF:

1. Open the Word version of your resume

2. Click on the "Convert to Adobe PDF" button on your formatting tool bar*

3. In the "Save PDF file" Box, enter:

a. File name: yourlastname
b. Save as type: Select "PDF files"
4. Click "Save"

5. Upload yourlastname.pdf to your public_html folder


*If there is no "Convert to Adobe PDF" button on your formatting tool bar:

1. Open the MS Word version of your resume

2. From the File Menu, Select Print

3. In the "Print" Box, enter:

a) Name: Acrobat Distiller
Click "OK"

"Save PDF file" Box - enter:
a) File name: yourlastname
(use all lowercase letters, as UNIX is case-sensitive)
b) Save as type: Select "PDF files"
Click "Save"

3. Upload yourlastname.pdf to your public_html folder


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