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Are you one of those job seekers who have been sending far too many resumes and been hit with far too many disappointment? The problem may not lie with your qualification or skills set. Employer filters tons of resumes on daily basis, only the outstanding ones get noticed.
A creative resume is fairly important. Not only it resembles your personality, it also speaks your capability and creativity. Putting more effort and thoughts into creating an impressive resume is definitely worthwhile, as it is usually the first thing any employer sees before flipping through your entire portfolio.
Today we want to bring to your attention a collective of 45 creative and beautiful resumes that will definitely impress an employer. Let’s not take any chances to let your dream job slip away (again). Full list after jump.
Curriculum Vitae by Jonny-RocketA CV that probably laid the author the job and great at attracting attention among several hundred applicants.
Life Chart ResumeAuthor’s first take at visualizing general tasks he does daily between age 0-32. It also highlights significant events of the last 20 years.
Resume on FabricJust a creative way to get a graphic design job, while expressing author’s parallel interest in fabric and sewing.
Curriculum Vitae by MistisA retro and vintage CV with pictures.
Vinyl Record-Themed ResumeA relatively clean teaser of a graphic designer’s resume, black and white version. Made to match a vinyl record-themed portfolio design.
Michael Anderson Resume InfographicA different perspective on the typical time-line theme resume. This is just concept art, as there are almost no real metrics represented except for time.
Resume by ChuckDLayA copy of author’s resume included in each issue of DESGINERD toward the end where the novelty ads would normally be.
Personal Resume Draft by Steven DuncanAn eye catching resume illustrating author’s education and work-place experience since high school.
Graphic Design Resume by SunnyBlackA resume that designed for a typographic class.
2009 Resume SID SantosResume on a paper cup, tissue paper and a piece of receipt.
Resume by Kelly HallerA newly designed resume for my business practices class.
Server Resume by Orange ResumeA resume that designed for someone who was applying to be a waiter at a restaurant.
2004 Resume SID SantosFold the resume to become a 3-D box.
Box Ad 2.1A resume/self-promo box and big enough to print out and fold up.
Original Resume T-shirtResume T-shirt by BlackBirdTees.
Curriculum Vitae by Greg DizziaThis is an appendage to a traditional resume, to be included as a forward page in portfolio.
Curriculum Vitae by Michael Farrow8 pages booklet type CV.
Timeline ResumeA timelie resume and work history by Robert Berg.
Work Resume by Yingzhy LuqiuA non-traditional resume.
Resume by David BonggasResume in urban-art version and done with adobe photoshop CS3.
A2 Poster CV by HippiedesignerCV interpreted into a A2 poster. A poster designed to be printed A2 size, put in a A4 envelope and mailed to prospective employers.
Visual Resume by OonaA resume that more cuter and eye-catching than type-on-paper-crap.
Typographic Resume by ChristaA typographic resume by Christa.