Job seekers for years have been striving to make their CV's stand out from the crowd. Earlier generations played with eye catching typefaces - however, today's tech-savvy candidates have an arsenal of tricks at their disposal. This piece shares examples of what's being included and most importantly, what recruiters and employers think of this approach. I think there's definitely a balance to strike and it depends on the role you're applying for, but it looks like this makeover is here to stay.
The blandest of business documents is in the midst of its most extreme makeover yet—whether employers want it or not. Gone are the utilitarian, black-and-white documents covered in bullet points. As Gen Z enters the workforce, companies are seeing digital CVs filled with artistic flourishes.