Resume Guidelines

  • Resumes longer than one page (single-sided) will not be accepted. Resumes must be submitted in PDF format.
  • Formatting and readability cannot be guaranteed unless you provide the document in PDF format.
  • Please review and proof read your resume before registering. We will not be able to update resumes after registration.

Required Naming Convention for Files Uploaded to RMR Website:

Example: Resume2020RMR_Weiland_Richard_J


  • Resume2020RMR should not be changed. These parts of the file names are the same for everyone, only the last name, first name, and middle initial change.
  • No prefixes, suffixes or fourth names are to be used in the files name (e.g. Dr., Jr., III, etc). These additional monikers can be in the resume itself but not the file name.
  • Names are always listed in the order shown above and separated by underscored spaces, not hyphens.
  • No spaces are allowed in the file name other than the underscored spaces separating names.
  • Resumes will be included in the resume document provided to companies. No editing or reformatting of resumes once submitted.
  • Please use a font size between 10 pt and 12 pt.
  • Do not include a cover letter with your resume.
  • Only one-page (single-sided) resumes will be accepted.
  • Proofread your resume!

Tips for a Good Resumé:

  • Highlight skills and abilities that benefit the company
  • Be concise and avoid lengthy resumes
  • Keep text simple
  • Use 'Power' words
  • No personal pronouns and avoid general or flowery objective statements
  • Include only information that is relevant to attaining a job
  • Emphasize pertinent education or recent training over relevant work experience
  • Place education and relevant experience near the top of your resume
  • Proofread your resume!