Insanely Cool Resumes - Whole Orange Mentions
Hell in a Hallway January 2011
Ok, you need to have a resume if you are looking for a job and all those things the ‘experts’ tell you about resumes are true.
-Tailor your resume to the job
-Don’t ANNOUNCE that you are dinosaur (older like me) or just out of school
But you don’t have to use the same old format that everyone else uses. You can (and should) be creative with your resume. For instance, make sure that you have live links in the electronic version so the person reviewing it can easily link through to company websites or other content.
Orange resumes is a cool site that helps you create resumes that show a potential employer how..."
The Whole Orange Mentioned in The Business Insider
Patricia Laya June 2011
"In a creative business, it's almost standard to have a creative resume," Rick Mundon told us. After helping a friend make this resume, he received so many emails about it that he decided to create Orange Resume, a website that designs creative resumes, business, and websites for job hunters.
But Mundon, who has an advertising background, says anyone needs a creative resume, but it has to be job-specific: "You're not out there to get any job." Functionality is also imperative, he says, because employers need to pick it up and know how to find your past work experiences."
The Whole Orange Mentioned in The Business Insider, Again!
Patricia Laya June 2011
"We write a lot about resumes — what to do, what not to do.
But these rules are generic advice we compile from career experts, and — depending on the industry — sometimes the more personalized and creative you are, the more likely you'll get noticed in this competitive economy. So, we've also presented to you a lot of creative resumes.
Taking a risk on the design and format of your resume can sometimes lead to unexpected results. Chris Spurlock posted his resume on the internet, and its viral success got him a job at the Huffington Post."
7 Unique & Creative Résumé Design Ideas
by Chad Brooks, BusinessNewsDaily Contributor
With the job market as competitive as ever, those looking for work can't always rely on their past experience and education to set them apart from the crowd.To help get themselves on hiring managers' radar, many job seekers are using creatively designed résumés. Rick Mundon, founder of The Whole Orange— which helps clients create résumés, websites and marketing materials — said creative résumés show hiring managersthat you know how to go beyond just opening a Word document.
What is a Creative Resume?
Orange Resume March 2011
A Creative Resume is a well designed piece of art that displays an individuals work experience, education, skills and contact information. Basically, it's a resume that looks cool. Throughout school we have always been taught that a resume needs to have these margins, this font, this paper and limited to one page. This is no longer the case. The creative industry is know for it's intense and unforgiving competition. With people stepping over each other, fighting for the same job, a new era was created. A person's resume is the first thing a potential employer will see and it needs to stand out. Creative people began adding color, playing with type and including graphics in there resumes and it worked.