Is blue ink unprofessional?
That’s why it’s a good idea to use blue or black ink for any legal document that you want multiple copies of. When it comes to choosing between blue or black ink, the consensus is that blue makes it easier to assume a document is a signed original as opposed to a black-and-white copy.
Should my resume be pretty?
It is always better to submit something “plain” than unprofessional or sloppy. For example, I do think in the graphic design and creative world, it may be appropriate to have a really pretty, fancy, version of your resume like the one above. But you better be up to the task because that’s a reflection of your work!
What type of resumes do employers prefer?
1. Which resume format do employers prefer? Bottom line: companies prefer an organized resume that best presents your qualifications. Whichever format you pick — chronological, functional or combination/hybrid — make sure it does the best job of highlighting your achievements and skills.
Do resumes matter?
A resume is an important tool for your job search because it offers a page or two where you can display your top skills and qualities. However, a resume is much more than that. Resumes help employers make hiring decisions and help you get your first interview.
Why are resumes still a thing?
Hiring Managers have to find you! Where resumes were once about selling your unique skills and broad experience to a hiring manager; they are now about making yourself “searchable” to those same hiring managers. You are more likely to be found through search engines and social media than by a paper resume.