Times New Roman is the new basic.
The publication Bloomberg asked a bunch of typographer nerds… uh, experts, I meant experts, which fonts were the best and worst for your resume, you know, that piece of paper where you brag about your Excel skills.
They came to the conclusion that using Times New Roman was the equivalent of wearing sweatpants to a job interview, and no, the hypothetical job isn’t a gym teacher.
Yes, Times New Roman is pretty boring for a resume, but there are so many more fonts that are far more atrocious.
Here are some terrible fonts, and what they say about you as an interviewee.
Comic Sans MS.