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Discussion on: How to Write a Software Engineer Resume

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Cole Turner Author

It depends. It doesn’t hurt to have both a word doc and a PDF, and transmit them both over email.

However based on the evidence, using. .doc is preferred for transmitting a resume through online forms.

When I switched from a PDF to a doc, I got more interviews because the ATS robots could understand it better, and that is the point that is made in the article.

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Nikolay Nikolov

Maybe it depends on the ATS.