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Hi Everyone, my 2nd job search related question tonight.

The last time I had to search for a  job was 10 years ago. Back then I remember buying this software called "Resume Maker" to edit and create a resume.
However I have no idea what all is out there now. I saw a couple of sites that look like online resume creation tools. I know 10 years ago there were actual services where people would make your resume for you. I am not sure if that is still even an option but I'd probably still like to create mine myself.
What are the current preferred ways of creating a resume, both as something I can send to companies and print out hard copies of to take on interviews?

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Not that a good resume isn't important, but an HR specialist friend of mine says that a really good LinkedIn profile is even more important these days. I'd suggest creating a LinkedIn profile if you do not already have one, and make sure that's it's just as good, if not better, than your resume.
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