The Art (And Science) Of Resume Appeal

Just as a well-kept appearance in life can pay dividends socially, so too can visually appealing resumes. Your resume is the first impression a hiring manager will have of you, and a clean, visual design can make you stand out from the crowd. Follow these techniques and wow your next employer.   Simplicity is critical. People are busy. An easy-to-scan resume will clearly provide information to a hiring manager and will lighten his/her workload a little for that day. Use easy-to-read fonts: Arial, Calisto MT, Times, Times New Roman, Helvetica or Futura. AVOID theatrical fonts like Comic Sans and Jokerman, as standing out [...]