You know that your resume should contain all the right information. But do looks matter? If you’re in the creative arts, or in a profession where creativity matters (teaching, public relations, journalism, architecture, etc.) your resume may be a reflection of your personal style and taste.
Adding style and drama to your presentation may get your resume noticed faster and read more thoroughly. Here’s a sampling of some gorgeous designs (some with available templates) courtesy of Buzzfeed.
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Candace’s background includes Human Resources, recruiting, training and assessment. She spent several years with a national staffing company, serving employers on both coasts. Her writing on business, career and employment issues has appeared in the Florida Times Union, the Jacksonville Business Journal, the Atlanta Journal Constitution and 904 Magazine, as well as several national publications and websites. Candace is often quoted in the media on local labor market and employment issues.
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2 thoughts on “How Beautiful Can Your Resume Be?”
I’m wondering how the very large companies that use electronic screening read some of these.
I always recommend that a candidate have a clean, plainly-formatted version as well, since Applicant Tracking Systems don’t always read these kinds well.