Can Beautiful Design Make Your Resume Stand Out?

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Cool resumes, huh? Typically designers create their resume for print. Other designers create long, vertical resumes exclusively for viewing online. However I believe it's essential for a resume to be print friendly (on a single sheet). Most, if not all, potential employers would want to print out your resume for reference - or expect you to bring a copy for them.


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Design a Beautiful Resume in Microsoft Word in 15 minutes

There are two styles of resumes: functional and chronological. Chronological resumes are useful when outlining your accomplishments and experience in relation to your past employment. Functional resumes break your accomplishments into areas of experience and are more useful when you have had many jobs or large gaps in your employment history. If you have had many jobs, all of which are relevant, the employer is likely to assume that you were unhappy or unsuccessful at your past jobs. Constant job migration is never a good indication to any employer. By emphasizing your knowledge and set of skills while downplaying your job-hopping, you can sometimes eliminate the stigma that employers will associate with your employment history. However, because many legal employers are interested in seeing a resume that paints a chronological picture of your advancing career through your past employment, the functional resume will appear confusing and will make the employer suspicious of your intentions. This article is designed to help both experienced and inexperienced job seekers design a resume that is effective and sure to leave a favorable impression with any potential employer.