Before you start writing your resume, choose a type of resume that highlights your strengths and achievements, review what information to include in your resume and examples of each part of a resume, and then select a typical resume format. Preparation is the first step in getting the resume basics right. I cannot begin to count how many times I have looked at a resume and it was obvious that the candidate had not put enough time and effort into writing their resume. When formatting your resume, use a basic font that is easy to read, both for hiring managers and for applicant management systems.
Google also favors the simple over the complex. Many fonts make your resume clear