The 2008 Resumes of the Year – JobMob

The 2008 Resumes of the Year

You don't need to be a graphic designer to have a beautiful resume that gets you job interviews. Get inspired by these beauties from 2008 and learn what they have in common down below.

Top 10 Most Beautiful Resumes of 2008

Kenji Enos resume Christopher Mcadams resume
Jordan Green beautiful resume Montia Garcia beautiful resume
Karla Martinez resume Geoffrey Adler beautiful resume
Rob Stinogle resume Kevin Fox
Andre Morgan resume Elizabeth Lind resume

Good tips for a beautiful resume design

Open up your resume right now to see if it has the following qualities:

  1. Candidate name and contact information is easy to find near the top
  2. White background
  3. Good use of section headers for easy scanning
  4. Lots of whitespace for easy reading on the screen or on paper
  5. Limited use of color but if any, it's used to effect for emphasis and easier reading
  6. Few font styles
  7. Smart use of justification to organize text and lead the eye through the resume

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My Old Resume Makes the Top 10 Most Beautiful Resumes of 2008 - stinogle.com says

[…] JobMob recently recognized the Top 10 Most Beautiful Resumes of 2008. My old one from college made the list, BOO YA! […]

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Sales Guru says

Awesome post. I was looking for examples of great resumes and found your site. Thanks for sharing.

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Barbara Safani says

These design formats are fun and eye-catching and can definitely add some pizazz to an applicant’s presentation…particularly for people in creative fields. But content is king and a fabulously designed resume can’t make up for less than fabulous content. These samples are focusing on competencies and job tasks, but neglecting the more critical accomplishment-focused statements that recruiters and hiring managers have come to expect on resumes. In addition to an impeccable design strategy, I would recommend identifying your stories of success and focusing on the impact you had on the projects you managed. Even if you are an entry-level candidate, you can gain the attention of the hiring manager by focusing on school, internship, summer job, and part-time job successes.

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Six ways to make your resumé sparkle in 2009 | TalentEgg: Our Eggcelent Journey says

[…] Roman), bullet points and lines are great ways to ensure your resumé is not only readable but also visually pleasing without the use of colour, pictures or graphics. If you want to show off your creative side, point […]

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Six ways to make your resumé sparkle in 2009 | Student Career Incubator says

[…] Roman), bullet points and lines are great ways to ensure your resumé is not only readable but also visually pleasing without the use of colour, pictures or graphics. If you want to show off your creative side, point […]

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nizam tareen says

i like

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aj says

What font is Kayla Martinez using?

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