9 Dynamic Digital Resumes That Stand Out From the Crowd. Everyone is looking for a way to make their resume stand out in today’s job market. One way to do that is by giving your resume some visual appeal. Well-designed resumes with color and images can attract attention over those with plain old text. That’s not to say everyone should add pictures to their resume. A graphical layout might not be for everyone, nor appropriate for every profession and industry.
And if you don't have an artist's eye (or a favor to call in to a graphic designer), attempting something like this might not work out to your advantage. But if you know what you're doing, and need a little inspiration, here are 10 digital resumes with some very cool visuals. 1. A key element of a resume is your professional background — where you started, where you are now, and the places in between. Michael Anderson's infographic resume turns his employment and academic history into a colorful visual journey. 2. In traditional resumes, the formatting and layout are important. 3. 4. 10 Reasons To Quit Your Job Right Now! The game is over. That game where they get to hire you for 40 years, pay you far less than you create, and then give you a gold watch, and then you get bored, you get depressed, and you die alone. It wasn’t that fun of a game anyway.
When I had a corporate job I would wake up depressed. I couldn’t move out of bed. But they were going to kill me in my cubicle. In 2009 I asked about 10 Fortune 500 CEOs, “did you just use this crisis as an excuse to fire all the people you were afraid to fire before.” We’ve entered the “Choose Yourself” era. Most people need to begin planning their exit strategy RIGHT NOW: So here’s the 10 reasons you need to quit your job right now. 1) Safety. 2) Home. 3) College. 4) Your boss. 5) Your coworkers. 6) Fear. 7) The Work. 8) Bad things happen. 9) The economy is about to boom. 10) Your job has clamped your creativity. Note: I will grant some people love their jobs. Good point. The posts that will help you quit your job. . - What to do if you were Fired Today. Bullet Journal: An analog note-taking system for the digital age.
9 Steps To Quitting Your “Have To Have" Job And Pursuing Your Dream. Fast Company wants you to have your best year yet in 2012; click for more advice and tips on how to work smarter, manage your career, and lead a more meaningful life. How many of us have dreamed of leaving our current jobs to do what we really want to do? And yet, not many of us have actually left the safety of what we do daily unless forced out by layoffs and downsizing. Why is that? I would argue it’s due to one or more of these reasons: We haven’t taken the time to identify a vocation that would serve our passion.We lack a plan to make a successful exit.We are paralyzed by a combination of our workload, fear of leaving the world we know, and concern about how we will do financially. I’d like to share the concrete steps you need to take before you make your move. 1) Make time for your passion.
I have always enjoyed learning and its flip side, sharing what I know with others. If you don’t know your passion, a book such as Zen and the Art of Making a Living by Laurence G. 6) Plan ahead. How to Maintain a Project List that Doesn't Crush Your Soul. Burnout and How to Deal With It. How to Enjoy Solitude. Photo by Vadim Pacev By Scott Young “Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast, or a god.” ~ Francis Bacon Francis Bacon may have exaggerated, but his point was clear: most people despise being alone. People will surround themselves in harmful relationships to avoid solitude. They will change their clothes, hobbies or even their religious beliefs just to fit in. And, the idea of being completely alone in the world is a common theme in horror films.
However, there is a power in being able to find contentment in solitude. I’m not suggesting solitude is better than being with people. How to Be Happy Alone My experience with this challenge started several years ago. At first, I found the solitude unbearable. By working on my internal life, I was able to not only bear the solitude, but actually enjoy it. If you’re caught in the same situation I was, I feel there are two steps you can take to turn it around: Learn to draw contentment from your time alone. 1. 2. 3. Advertising.