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Building a Better Resume

December 17, 2009

Creating a resume that stands out in a tall pile of applicants isn’t easy. Fast Company highlights a couple resumes that lift their content to a whole a new, visual level.

Visual Resume

We all know it: Polish that resume all you want, but it’s gonna be “read” for 10 seconds, tops. So it makes a lot of sense to ditch the resume altogether, and create a chart instead.

The article concedes, experimenting with infographics is no easy task. If you’re not careful a visual resume may add ambiguity rather than clarity.  Yet when well executed, a nice graph might just put your resume over the top.

Read the full article. They also note additional visual resume attempts in this post.

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