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what colours are acceptable? Black, white, yellow, brown?
however I couldn't advise it. I think colours aren't a great idea, simpler, easier to read the better really.
If I were an employer I'd totally take notice of that.
CVs are SRS BSNS.
don't think you're taking SRS BSNS night SRSLY enough.
I think either would look pretty unprofessional.
and show off your organisation skills then I would go for it.
with what I'm sure is brown text. but then, as I alluded to yesterday, this is a CV that starts, straight after the name and contact details, that:
"Paul* currently likes his MacBook, Black Adder and real Gravy"
"I sometimes find it difficult to motivate myself on the less strenuous days"
I shouldn't laugh.
*names have been changed to protect the imbecilic
does he have a job?
but that was prior to this new CV.
ALSO! He starts his CV off with his address, where he puts the address of a friend in London in, because he wants a job in London, so pressumably thinks this will help.
He then goes on to say that "although my current job pays a pitence, I get by because I currently live with my parents but have my own car"! Brilliant. A lie and an admission of parental dependance in one beautifully inappropriate sentence! :)
real gravy :)
This is your CV isn't it?
do not do it.
black ink on white paper. only.
and did once print it on pastel-y yellow apper. it looked well good though.
"black ink on white paper. only." ?
well. blue on cream paper is acceptable i suppose.
i think i'm just thinking of my friends CV, who used block colours of pink and yellow and blue and green.
god that was bad.
You want something original and creative that stands out but not something gimmicky that screams try-hard or style of substance.
mine has colour in it.
A girl, no doubt fresh out of journalism school, sent us a mock-up of the front cover of Time magazine.
It featured her grinning face and the splash: "Journalist of the year 2010"
It went straight in the bin.
and then project it backwards on to the face of your prospective employer - then, when he looks in the mirror all he'll see is his smiley, squinty fave with your details written all over it.