From News Network Resumes to Easy Employment Apps

By: Jen Chae - Published: Aug 31, 2013
The recent Google-style bio and CNN-mimicking profile caught much attention as examples of exceptionally creative resumes. As the job market becomes crowded for Millennials, career-driven individuals are doing whatever they can to set themselves apart from the rest -- even if it means pasting their resumes onto chocolate bars or a guitar.

An aspiring marketing executive named Nick Begley put together an edible resume when applying for a position. Begley's application was a chocolate bar with its wrapper telling all about his credentials and work experience. Fitting for a marketing role, the delicious job application exemplified Begley's creativity and branding skills.

Aside from such bizarre creations, we are seeing a lot more resumes convert from paper to the Internet; with public profile services like, a simple URL provides employers with all they need to know. Resume templates are also becoming less traditional with heavier focus on visuals and aesthetics. Stats for 18 Examples of Creative Millennial Resumes Trending: Older & Popular
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