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5 Overlooked Design Tips to Set You Apart & Get You a Job

How to Show Potential Employers You're More Than Just Words on a Page

A Word to the Wise

Just a warning: Many job boards and in-house screening systems are set up to review hundreds of resumes at a time, using algorithms to scan for matching keywords for open positions. If all you have is a graphic-only resume, you might be passed over.

The solution is simple. Have two versions of your resume. If you're applying directly online or to a generic email address, go conservative and send your text-only version. However, you DO know that upwards of 70 percent of jobs are found through networking, right? When you have a specific connection within a company and are able to email someone directly or leave it with them in person, take the opportunity to do so and set yourself apart.