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Old 09-15-2009, 04:43 AM
 
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Question My Resume is 2 pages long, should I staple it?

I'm going in for an interview and I have to bring in my resume. Should I staple it or should I just leave it as is?
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Old 09-15-2009, 04:57 AM
 
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I use a paper clip
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:38 AM
 
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I use a paper clip also.
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:48 AM
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I like staples but my co-workers prefer paper clips or nothing, so I'm glad I wasn't expected to bring in a copy of my resume to my interview for other people. I brought my own, stapled, naturally. They printed out their own copy and could attach them as they so chose. That would really stink to have to do that yourself.
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:49 AM
 
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i'd bring a flash drive or your laptop with you just in case they don't want to bother with paper.


Is 2 pages (stapled or paper-clipped or however) better than printing front and back (with a thick paper so the type doesn't bleed through)?
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:51 AM
 
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Do not staple. Your name should be at the top of the second page.

Your name, Page 2
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Old 09-15-2009, 06:57 AM
 
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My resume is 3 pages and I staple them, never had a problem.
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:10 AM
 
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I use both sides of a single sheet of paper. Can't get separated that way....
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:36 AM
 
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I've done both...and gotten jobs with both...
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Old 09-15-2009, 07:02 PM
 
Location: NW San Antonio
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I never staple a hand delivered resume. I put my email address and name at the top and bottom of the pages, people in interviews sometimes sort them, look at one page, do lots of things. I wouldn't recommend it, but in reality, it don't really matter.
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