Microsoft Word for Resumes Cheat Sheet

Need help formatting your resume in word? Use these tips.

Microsoft Word for Resumes Cheat Sheet
I-Beam Cursor- This cursor always appears when it is near text. Before you begin typing anything,
you must make sure you click where you want to begin typing text with this cursor; you will then see the
insertion point indicator blinking; this is where your words will appear.
The Ribbon: Text Formatting Commands
Bullets: Select the lines you wish to have bulleted, and then click the bullet icon (in the home menu)
Font: Home tab, Font Group. Utilize different styles (underline, bold, italics, CAPS) to call attention to different
sections of your resume.
Alignment: Justification icons, Home tab, paragraph group. Use to center your personal information.