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Creative Resumes – How Far Do They REALLY Go?

Creative resumes, when you first see them, are amazing creatures to behold. Sleek lines. Dazzling graphics. Amazing charts. Eye-catching colors. Creative layouts. But that’s what they are. Eye candy for human resource / hiring managers or recruiters who are so tired of boring old formats that their eyeballs are about ready to fall out of their sockets. So if creative resumes makes it onto the desk or inbox of the potential employer, chances are that the reader will perk up. “Aha!,” they exclaim. “Finally something INTERESTING to look at!” True fact: the purpose of a resume is to get the attention… Read »

 Pathfinding Your Way to The Next Career Step

Pathfinding can be difficult. In fact, back in September, big picture thinker Seth Godin posted a blog about finding your way to the next path.  I saved the post, mulling it over because it has a lot of implications and relevancy for job seekers.  For many people in the workplace, pathfinding means finding a new job, better job, or a promotion. Or even a completely different field or purpose. And some people just seem to get their a lot easier than others. It doesn’t help that we are pressured in school to “make a choice” rather than prepare graduates to… Read »