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Is LaTeX Good for Resume? The Benefits of a LaTeX Resume

Is LaTeX Good for Resume? The Benefits of a LaTeX Resume

There are several benefits of using LaTeX for resume writing:

  • LaTeX offers more formatting and editing options than traditional text processors, such as MS Word or Google Docs.
  • It’s easy to find free resume templates in LaTeX on various websites such as Reddit, GitHub, and StackExchange.
  • You can use a free online LaTeX editor to create your resume without installing TeX on your computer.

However, you must remember that not all LaTeX resume templates are good for applicant tracking systems, as they may include visual elements that are not scannable.

Don’t risk failing an ATS scan—Zety’s resume builder offers ATS-compatible resume templates to maximize your chances of moving to the next recruitment step.

Sample resume made with our builder—See more resume examples here.

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Roma Kończak
Roma is a career expert with international work experience and a background in education and humanities. She has spent considerable time assisting individuals in advancing their careers by helping them improve their communication skills in diverse cultural and professional settings. She has written over 50 articles on effective approaches to resume writing and career advice.
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