When it comes to crafting the perfect resume to land your dream job, you probably think of just about everything but the font. But font is a key part of your first impression to recruiters and employers. In this post, I'm going to walk you through the 10 best fonts for your resume and when to use each. We'll also talk about why employers care about font choice and how you can use it to set yourself apart from the competition.
30+ Best Fonts for Resume + Cover Letters
Bold Cover Letter
Looking for bold fonts? This article has a great collection of free thick fonts that you can use for your headlines. A few weeks ago I was searching for a headline font for one of my websites and I went through a lot of font galleries to get a free font that looks bold, cool, and serious, without having weird shapes. To be more specific, I was searching for a bold font that has the serious look of a newspaper headline font, but at the same time, I wanted it to be modern. Thus, I have compiled a list during this time with some of the best big bold fonts that I found through the recent or popular fonts that can look just great as headline fonts. Side note : Do you want to increase your chances of getting a better design job?
25 Free Cover Letter Templates for Google Docs
I always include a cover letter when I send in a resume to apply for a new job. That's what you are supposed to do according to every "how to get a job" article I've read. But here comes business writing teacher David Silverma n with some contrary advice: For most jobs, "don't bother" with a cover letter. He says they only compete with and often just repeat what's in your resume, which is the real meal to be digested by the prospective employer.
Last Updated: July 24, References. This article was co-authored by Emily Silva Hockstra. Emily Silva Hockstra is a Certified Life Coach and Career Coach with over 10 years of coaching and management experience with various corporations.