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Is a one page better than a two page construction resume?

Different people have told me that a two-page construction resume is better than a one-page construction resume, and vice versa. Keep in mind the resume is only used as a tool to help get an interview. It should be a simple and short summary of all primary accomplishments and experiences that are directly relevant to the position you are pursuing. Experiences over 10-20 years old are not significant. One page construction resumes are always preferred over 2 or 3 page construction resumes (unless you are providing a project listing, reference list, or other relative information.