Resume Template File Types

Let Someone Else Help You Look Like A Genius

In the wake of Samantha Teter’s ArtsHacker article about what to avoid when creating your resume, it seems fitting to offer up some resources that can let even those with zero design skills put together an effective, and eye-catching, resume. CreativeMarket.com has more than 2,000 resume templates at affordable prices; anywhere from $2-$15 for single templates and $15-$50 for collections. Keep in mind, you want to make sure that any template comes in a file format you can edit; some geared expressly for use inside Adobe Creative Suite products (InDesign, Illustrator, etc.) … Read more

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31 Incredibly Unprofessional Things People Do On Their Resumes

Over the past several months, I’ve reviewed probably more than 70 resumes for various positions that the CSO was hiring for. I am one of those managers that will almost immediately dismiss a poorly written or designed resume, regardless of their experience, especially for a job that requires attention to detail and organizational skills. If you can’t be bothered to make a good-looking, correctly spelled resume, then why would I expect you do to the same for my organization? Not that you, dear reader, would ever want to leave your arts job. But in … Read more

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Doing Wrong Things The Right Way

Would you mind if I’m frank for a moment? Sometimes you have to do things in a way that you know isn’t the way they could or should be done but due to reasons above your pay grade, that’s the way it’s going to be. For example, the decision about whether or not your website’s homepage should use a rotating slider. On 6/1/2016, ArtsHacker Ceci Dadisman published an article layout out the case for why website sliders are as dead as a dodo and why you should consider converting to static hero … Read more

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