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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.
A CV that probably laid the author the job and great at attracting attention among several hundred applicants.
Resume by Pau Morgan
Author’s first take at visualizing general tasks he does daily between age 0-32. It also highlights significant events of the last 20 years.
Just a creative way to get a graphic design job, while expressing author’s parallel interest in fabric and sewing.
A retro and vintage CV with pictures.
Curriculum Vitae by iTudor
A relatively clean teaser of a graphic designer’s resume, black and white version. Made to match a vinyl record-themed portfolio design.
A 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.
A copy of author’s resume included in each issue of DESGINERD toward the end where the novelty ads would normally be.
Resume by Anna Yenina
An eye catching resume illustrating author’s education and work-place experience since high school.
A resume that designed for a typographic class.
Resume on a paper cup, tissue paper and a piece of receipt.
A newly designed resume for my business practices class.
A resume that designed for someone who was applying to be a waiter at a restaurant.
Fold the resume to become a 3-D box.
A resume/self-promo box and big enough to print out and fold up.
Original Resume T-shirt
Resume T-shirt by BlackBirdTees.
This is an appendage to a traditional resume, to be included as a forward page in portfolio.
Curriculum Vitate by Sofiane42
Curriculum Vitae by AkiDesign
8 pages booklet type CV.
A timelie resume and work history by Robert Berg.
A non-traditional resume.
Resume in urban-art version and done with adobe photoshop CS3.
CV interpreted into a A2 poster. A poster designed to be printed A2 size, put in a A4 envelope and mailed to prospective employers.
A resume that more cuter and eye-catching than type-on-paper-crap.
A typographic resume by Christa.
Resume by Krista Gregg