So the average aspiring college graduate probably has multiple versions of their resume or CV, which ever you prefer to call it. These terms are used interchangeably but is there really a difference between them?

To find out more about what the difference is,check out this article

Basically, its advisable to use a Curriculum Vitae when applying to jobs outside the United States

Since CVs typically have the same format, I can imagine that employers can get bored pretty quickly after looking over about 50 of them which isn’t a lot for the hot cake job. Imagine competing with over 100 candidates for a job and that’s being quite conservative, how do you make an impression that piques the curiosity of the person on the other side of the screen?

The new CV format quickly caught my attention and I believe it a sure way to stand out in a stack of applicants. The amazing thing about it is that there are so many different variations that it’s difficult to have the exact replica of some else’s

Check out some of my favorites available online by clicking on the images below

What are your thoughts on this format, do you think you would be bold enough to use this format for your next application and most of all, would like to hear from our readers in the HR specialty, what do you think of this new format and is the job market ready for this?




Photocredit: Google Images @2016 CV templates