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# Multicolored resumes

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08 Dec 2006, 21:00
Have been tweaking with the aesthetics of my resume recently and found a couple of templates that stood out with multicolors. What's your take on those?
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08 Dec 2006, 21:51
I think it's a no, especially a professional resume. I used to review resumes and I saw all sorts of interesting things.

This 1 girl scanned her picture on her resume. She was cute, so I invited her in for an interview.
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08 Dec 2006, 22:56
Don't do it.
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08 Dec 2006, 23:53
I agree, this is not a good idea.
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09 Dec 2006, 03:43
GMATT73 wrote:
Have been tweaking with the aesthetics of my resume recently and found a couple of templates that stood out with multicolors. What's your take on those?

NO........NO...... Who would want to see a multicolored resume except I guess, an artist who would appreciate the colors and not the content

Just be straight with your resume. A nicely pakacged one page resume in B/W will do wonders(it has done for many!!). No point taking risk..
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09 Dec 2006, 07:43
Saw a few templates that were multicolored and questioned the use. Just wanted some other opinions, thanx.
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09 Dec 2006, 10:00
homefry wrote:
I think it's a no, especially a professional resume. I used to review resumes and I saw all sorts of interesting things.

This 1 girl scanned her picture on her resume. She was cute, so I invited her in for an interview.

I did this too, and then I told her we could meet at my house for the interview. I made her have sex with me and then I didnt give her the job.

Two weeks later she filed a police complaint.

Now shes underneath my basements concrete floor

jk
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09 Dec 2006, 10:29
your post reminds me of a movie called legally blonde.. nothing wrong.. but worth the question
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09 Dec 2006, 21:44
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your post reminds me of a movie called legally blonde.. nothing wrong.. but worth the question

What are you insinuating Willget800? I just asked a straight question based on observations of other templates used. Some looked acceptable, while others looked like make-up jobs.

Suspected the use of multicolors from the start, that's why I polled the question.
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09 Dec 2006, 21:59
GMATT73 wrote:
willget800 wrote:
your post reminds me of a movie called legally blonde.. nothing wrong.. but worth the question

What are you insinuating Willget800? I just asked a straight question based on observations of other templates used. Some looked acceptable, while others looked like make-up jobs.

Suspected the use of multicolors from the start, that's why I polled the question.

I think he is suggesting that you are about to get into harvard law courtesy your scented resume printed on pink
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09 Dec 2006, 22:05
gmatmba wrote:
GMATT73 wrote:
willget800 wrote:
your post reminds me of a movie called legally blonde.. nothing wrong.. but worth the question

What are you insinuating Willget800? I just asked a straight question based on observations of other templates used. Some looked acceptable, while others looked like make-up jobs.

Suspected the use of multicolors from the start, that's why I polled the question.

I think he is suggesting that you are about to get into harvard law courtesy your scented resume printed on pink

Actually, purple, pink, and neon blue, with hints of verdant green
09 Dec 2006, 22:05
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