Hello readers. Today we will see 2 incredibly free tools to create a visually appealing resume.
You want to stand out from the crowd while you are applying for Software Testing jobs. Hence a lot of Testing professionals are preferring visual resumes to stay in the competition in the job market.
What Is A Visual Resume?
Times are changing and so is the style for making resumes. A professionally crafted visual resume gets almost 50% of your work done in the first place which mean your first impression is quite impressive. Go through your resume for 10 seconds and if it doesn’t appeal to you, chances are it wont appeal the recruiter either.
Which sheep do you see first in the above image? Offcourse, the red one.
Now which resume do you see first in the below image?
Obviously this one.
Its not about just being different but about standing apart from the crowd. Since you are unique, so you resume has to be unique too.
Visual resume is a unique way to highlight the key points on which you want the recruiter to focus. However, always remember that the content within your visual resume should address the skills & expertise required by the employer.
Now there are many paid services to do this. However, if the budget is tight, there are some great free tools available to create a visual CV for you.
Let us know if you have ever tried a visual CV.
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