No, a resume doesn’t have to be 1 page. Your resume can be 2 pages or longer if:
- You have 10+ years of experience
- You’re applying for a senior management position
- You’re writing a resume for a federal government job
If you’re applying for an academic or scientific research position or writing an academic CV, the rules about resume length don’t apply. The standard CV format provides unlimited space to list your research, publications, and achievements.
Just remember to submit at least a 1-page resume. The lack of information on a resume that’s less than 1 page will make you appear inexperienced. Instead, when you write a resume with no experience, fill empty space with extracurricular activities, volunteer work, or hobbies to showcase your relevant skills.