Tag Archives: creative resumes

What Are Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS)?

Posted: October 3, 2016 at 9:00 am

You may never have heard the term Applicant Tracking System (ATS), but it’s something you need to know about, because when you apply for a job over the internet your resume is probably being read by an ATS. An ATS is a computer program that scans, reads and selects resumes of potential candidates before a… Read More »

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Guide to online resume builders

Posted: March 25, 2015 at 2:45 pm

Resume builders are fantastic online tools that break down the process of creating a resume into a series of simple steps. There are many different types of resume builders to choose from.

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The 5 Best Video Resumes that Prove Unconventional Resumes Can Help Land a Job

Posted: February 17, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Black and white paper resumes remain the norm in most hiring practices; however, they also have a nickname, “obituaries,” because they tend to show what an applicant did in the past in a very bland way. If a job post asks for one of these, be sure to submit one, but find a way to spice up your application by including a video resume as a separate file or a URL potential employers can click on. Here are five of the best examples to get you started.

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5 Examples of Clever and Professional Creative Resumes

Posted: September 19, 2014 at 9:24 pm

When it comes to writing creative resumes, the options are limitless. A creative resume can step outside of the boundaries of a traditional resume, while retaining professionalism. Many creative job seekers hope to show off their unique skills, while also promoting their value to recruiters in this industry. Even with the job market picking up, the competition can be tough.

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