Slick Self-Promotion

CVs and resumes are cleverly repackaged to grab the attention of employers
Implications - Despite lower unemployment rates, today’s economy still makes it tough for consumers to find the type of employment they want. Since getting an employer’s attention is half the battle, many job-seekers are beginning to repackage their resumes into eye-catching art pieces that can’t be missed under desk clutter. Thus, it might be time for resume-building tools to provide job-hunters with more than just basic writing and presentation tips.
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Hot Top 4 Examples: 58,578 Total Clicks Feb 10 - Apr 11
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Graphic-Based Resumes - The Recession Hit Hard, But People are Getting Creative to Get Employment
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V. Hot 29,641 Clicks Pub: Apr 6, 11
Graphic-Based Resumes
The Recession Hit Hard, But People are Getting Creative to Get Employment
At last check, the number of people unemployed in the U.S. is teetering around the 15 million mark. While many will whine nobody is hiring and others will claim job demand simply outweighs the supply,… [More]
Self-Promoting Packaging - Bejamin Dooling Showcases His Design Skills on Coffee Bags
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Warm 11,329 Clicks Pub: Mar 30, 11
Self-Promoting Packaging
Bejamin Dooling Showcases His Design Skills on Coffee Bags
Bejamin Dooling has created a line of coffee packaging to display his qualifications in a way that his desired customers would appreciate. On these pouches, Dooling creates a resume-like display of his… [More]
Personal Portfolio Nests - 'I Made This for You' by Katie Hatz is a Self-Promotional Present
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Warm 7,435 Clicks Pub: Jun 21, 10
Personal Portfolio Nests
'I Made This for You' by Katie Hatz is a Self-Promotional Present
I can't resist featuring one more innovation from Philadelphia-based designer Katie Hatz. 'I Made This for You' is a self-promotional portfolio kit that looks more like a present from a thoughtful friend… [More]
Infographic Resumes - Creatives Flock to Designer CVs to Stand Out From the Crowd
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Warm 10,173 Clicks Pub: Feb 7, 10
Infographic Resumes
Creatives Flock to Designer CVs to Stand Out From the Crowd
Many modern web designers or graphic designers are using infographic styled resumes to set off their portfolios, and it sure is a great way to show off one's design skills. The growing rate of unemployment… [More]