I just came across a good explanation of how to choose serif versus sans serif fonts.
Serif or Sans Serif Font for Your Resume?
And I thought, “Oh my, this is SO applicable to resumes.” I did. Really. Hence this blog post.
Why was I excited? Because people battle over this serif vs. sans serif question. Plus I love it when I think, “Oh my.”
If you’re wondering what a serif is, hold on, it’s explained in the infographic below.
Serif vs. Sans Serif Fonts
Check out this infographic for a quick primer on serif and sans serif fonts:
Updated May 2019
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