Has the time for colorful, eye-catching resumes reached the tipping point? Resume styles and trends have changed dramatically over the past quarter-century as shown in this timeline that shows the evolution of resumes. Has your resume evolved with it?
Whether we like it or not, appearance counts, and attractive packaging helps sell. More importantly, making a good first impression is essential when you are job searching. In many ways, you can think of a resume as the packaging that advertises you, and an eye-catching resume will always promote you more effectively.
Including color and infographic elements to create an eye-catching resume will help you get the attention of hiring managers, will help you convey key information quickly, and ultimately, will help you to create a more positive first impression. It is time to modernize your resume and transform it into an eye-catching, results-getting personal marketing document.