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December 08, 2011


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Well you will just have to read the whole thing and find the call sign and delete it then.

John Dunn

At the end of a long day, things can be overlooked, mistakes can be made. That's why the advice is to not include that. Make things as easy on your friendly headhunter as you possibly can.

Joel Koltner

Up until the point where you said you have to go in and redact identifying information, I was going to suggest that PDF is even better than Word: Especially with earlier versions of Word, *the exact same .DOC file can appear slightly different in different versions.*

Since you do have to remove identifying information... hmm... yeah, at that point Word might be best (or at least preferable). I would expect, however, that most any serious engineering firm has PDF editing/annotation software (for marking up data sheets as part of a design's documentation package) and this could be used for the same purpose.

John Dunn

The agency where I was working had very limited computer resources. It was possible to read PDF files, but not possible to edit them. This is why I really stress that only Word files should be submitted and only in .doc format, not in .docx.

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