Check Templates / December 16, 2018 / Lakeisha Brady
One should not necessarily follow these guidelines but knowing this information may have a very good impact on professional resume writing. Most applicants are left wondering how they should format and write a resume which will be noticed by the potential employers. Some may not be able to afford writing help when it comes to getting the resume written or paying for a template of a resume. This is where a free template to guide their resume writing will be most useful. There are many resume templates which are freely available online. The applicant should invest some quality time in to researching on the web and find few optional templates and then make a choice of which is most suitable for the purpose. Templates provide an already designed and formatted resume which needs only to be customized with individuals details.
Previous to this I recommended that you use protection at the worksheet and cell level to restrict the access people can have to certain cells. The workbook also should be protected to ensure that your users cannot modify the underlying template. You can set two levels of security which are the Modify option and Read Only Option. The only time you would use the Read Only option is if your template was only being used to print out the data. Issue 3: Use Formatting to make it easy to know where to put the data There are some basic fundamentals I always follow when it comes to formatting in Microsoft Excel.
The other issue to watch with formatting is to ensure that your colors print out correctly especially if you have used color on the screen but it prints out in black and white. Some colors do not print out well on black and white printers. Issue 4: Hide Unused Cells One of the biggest mistakes I see people do with templates is to not hide any unused cells. Having unhidden cells runs the risk that your team may put in information in the wrong position or they may believe they need to put more information in than they need to. Always hide your unused cells.