[Nottingham] Linux

Andy Davidson nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Wed May 28 15:49:00 2003

On Thu, May 22, 2003 at 04:00:53PM +0100, Jon Masters wrote:
 > I maintain mine in PDF because it is a universally standardised format
 > which anyone should be able to obtain a client reader for. I do not see
 > why any job would require a Microsoft Word CV although I know some ask for
 > it to be in Microsoft Word format - convert it to an evil format if asked.

I used to work for a recruitment firm who acknowledged, but binned CVs
in PDF format.

Distributing your CV in PDF is therefore a brilliant way of
clue-filtering some of the most stupid agencies, a lot like the one I
used to work for.

Regards, Andy Davidson
Systems Administrator