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Top 5 Beautiful Resume Ideas That Work
It’s said that the average recruiter spends somewhere between 2.5 and 10 seconds to determine whether or not your resume is worth reading. To make the most of those precious seconds, it’s important that you present a resume that is as visually attractive as possible. Unattractive resumes, no matter how informative, won’t receive a second glance.
If you Google “top 10 beautiful resumes” or “beautiful resume ideas” you will see tons of inspiring options for creative and attractive resume layouts, but unless you are applying to jobs in a creative industry, many of those ideas won’t be appropriate to your field. If you’re worried that you resume won’t hold a recruiter’s attention, spruce up your resume with one of these 5 versatile ideas:
Choose Your Colors Wisely
For years, former applicants have sworn that they received more invitations to interview when their resumes included navy blue or gray text instead of (or in addition to) traditional black.
While this information is purely anecdotal, it seems obvious that prudent use of color can go a long way toward getting your resume noticed. There are two ways to use color on your resume: colored paper and colored ink.