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How To Break The Mold & Reinvent Your Resumé

How To Break The Mold & Reinvent Your Resumé
It’s no secret that creativity matters. Yet when it comes to selling our own services – arguably the thing that matters most – we often set aside our creative superpowers, opting for a standardized resume instead.In an overstuffed job market, it’s more important than ever to set yourself apart. But how can you cram everything you do, know, and aspire to accomplish into a single page and create something memorable?The options are infinite, but the most successful examples we’ve found have a few qualities in common. They tell a story, inject personality while maintaining professionalism, demonstrate expertise in a relevant way, and – last but not least – pique the curiosity of their recipients.Here are 15 examples of resumes, portfolios, and promotional mailers that entertain and inform: What’s Impressed You? Do you have great examples of promo materials that you (or someone else) have created?

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20 {FREE} FONT FAVORITES Sure, we get a lot of emails about paint colors, hardware finishes and even questions about Disney World here and there. But we also get a decent number of questions about is the fonts we use here on the blog. Being a graphic designer by trade, I am a total font addict! 35 Most Creative Infographic Resume Examples Infographic resume has been gaining popularity among creative professionals as a way to standout from the competition and grab the attention of employers. Especially if you are applying for a creative or design job, it is advantageous to make a good impression at the first glance by submitting a resume that represent the skills that you have. Think of resume as your biggest opportunity to show your creativity before even meeting the person tasked to hire you. Do not be afraid to set yourself apart from the crowd and dare to try something unique. In this post we gathered a total of 35 of what we believe are the most creative resume examples to inspire you in creating your own unique resume. Some of these resumes were actually used by applicants in applying for a job while some are just concepts.

Tips The future belongs to those who work with, not against, the rising tide of technology. read more → How filmmaker Kirby Ferguson painstakingly built a career making independent online documentaries. Why Teens Are Innovators Of A New Public Form Of Privacy Taylor is not one to share, and if she had her druthers, she wouldn’t tell her friends much about what’s happening in her life. She under­stands that her friends mean well, but the Boston-based white 15-year-old is a reserved person, and she doesn’t like it when people are “in [her] business.” To combat nagging questions from friends and classmates, she has started creating a “light version” of her life that she’ll regularly share on Facebook just so that her friends don’t pester her about what’s actually happening. Much to her frustration, she finds that sharing at least a little bit affords her more privacy than sharing nothing at all. She’s not alone. Many public figures find that the appearance of unlimited sharing allows them to achieve privacy meaningfully.

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Tips Serial Entrepreneur Matt Galligan on how he went from small town Illinois to founding his third startup. read more → Have trouble talking about yourself? You need a better narrative and it starts with visualization — yes, really. read more → Buzzfeed's Jonathan Perelman tells us how his company creates content that spreads on the social web. Marti & Jarrod's Graphic Modern Home House Tour Name: Marti Palermo and Jarrod Routh Location: Lincoln Square; Chicago, IL Size: 1,200 square feet Years lived in: 2 years; rented There's a real effortlessness about Marti and Jarrod's home: a fresh, comfortable simplicity that immediately puts one at ease. I felt right at home on a Sunday afternoon with sunlight streaming through the windows, Wild Belle on the stereo, and a cold glass of beer.

Vintage Is The New Modern: Showcase of Vintage-Inspired Business Cards posted by Robert Wojciechowski with the tags: "Business Cards", "Design", "Print" . One style of business card that is especially popular these days is “vintage”, using modern techniques to produce vintage-looking designs. Even though the printing techniques used today are much more advanced, many people still choose to the expensive option to get their business cards printed, making them look like cards from the XIX century. Maybe modern isn’t necessarily better? What do you think? Kelsey & Mike's Comfortable and Quirky Home House Tour Name: Kelsey & Mike Sheofsky (and Louella and Bird Sheofsky) Location: Mission; San Francisco, California Size: 750 square feet Years lived in: 2 1/2 years; Rented Kelsey and Mike make their living by creating beautiful outdoor spaces for their pop-up lodging service Shelter Co. They bring the same effortless style, laid back attitude and appreciation for travel to their San Francisco home, which they share with their perpetually chatty 7 month old Louella and their dog Bird. This little home abounds with personal details, and features furnishings custom made by Mike. The family has crafted a home in the heart of the city that is beautiful, functional, and 100% them. Apartment Therapy Survey:

30 Top Best Free Fonts From 2010 Their was a huge amount of great free fonts released this year, therefore i thought it would on be only wright to do a roundup of the top 30 best fonts released into the design community within 2010. This a great resource and something every designer should check out. 1. Val 2. Office Progress: The Big Reveal Office Progress: The Big Reveal Do you hear that high pitched scream? It’s me, all the way in Richmond, shouting at the top of my lungs that the office/guest room/playroom makeover is finished.

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